Latest North Sea News

German authorities say there's no hope for 4 missing sailors after North Sea ship collision

Oct. 25, 2023 09:44 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Wednesday broke off their search for four crew members missing since their British-flagged cargo ship sank a day earlier following a collision with a larger vessel in the North Sea. A senior official said there was no longer any hope for them. ...

2 cargo ships have collided off the coast of Germany. At least 1 sailor is dead and 4 are missing

Oct. 24, 2023 11:50 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Two cargo ships collided in the North Sea off the coast of Germany on Tuesday and one of them sank, German authorities said. At least one sailor died and rescuers were trying to find another four. The vessels collided shortly before 5 a.m. about 22 kilometers (14...

Britain approves new North Sea oil drilling in welcome news for the industry but not activists

Sep. 27, 2023 11:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a major oil and gas project in the North Sea, ignoring warnings from scientists and the United Nations that countries must stop developing new fossil fuel resources if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change. The...