Latest Baltic Sea News

Germany cautious over Nord Stream pipeline attack reports

Mar. 08, 2023 10:53 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister voiced caution Wednesday over media reports that a pro-Ukraine group was involved in blowing up the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea last year. German daily newspaper Die Zeit and public broadcasters ARD and SWR reported Tuesday...

Dutch-flagged vessel catches fire off Latvia, crew evacuated

Feb. 22, 2023 05:27 AM EST

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Dutch-flagged container vessel en route from Lithuania to neighboring Latvia caught fire in the Baltic Sea early Wednesday morning prompting the 15-strong crew to be evacuated and leaving the vessel to drift in the Gulf of Riga, off the Latvian capital. ...

Poland PM: Foreign divers near key port posed no threat

Jan. 20, 2023 05:50 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister and a senior security official say that foreign divers rescued from near a key port where they had no authorisation to be posed no threat to vital infrastructure or public safety. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki made the statement late...