This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The sinking of SS Kiangya was the world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action.

by Ned Kelly, 03 December 2021

3 Ways to Splash Around in Sanya's Seas

The heat is rising in Sanya but boating, water activities and yacht clubs offer relief.

by Leila Hashemi, 21 May 2021

13 Dead After Boat Capsizes in Southwest China

Five people still remain missing.

by Matthew Bossons, 28 May 2019

Chinese Company Unveils 5G-Capable Unmanned Boat

The machine is able to monitor aquatic environments, equipped with a device that collects and tests water samples, as well as high-def cameras.

by Matthew Bossons, 01 March 2019

10 Horrifying Chinese Maritime Accidents of the 21st Century

We take a look back at some of the notable maritime disasters that have occurred within the Middle Kingdom’s borders during the 21st Century.

by Matthew Bossons, 11 January 2019

South China's Boat People Adrift on Uncertain Tides

The rich water-faring culture of the Tanka people has no institutional outlet for expression or preservation and has, in some places, faded.

by Daniel Plafker, 01 June 2018

Crew Rescued from Foreign-Flagged Vessel in South China Sea

The cargo ship has been stranded for about a week.

by Tristin Zhang, 08 March 2018

Burning Oil Tanker Sinks Off China Coast, No Hope of Survivors

Officials say 30 missing crew members are presumed dead after an oil tanker exploded and sank on Sunday.

by That's Shanghai, 15 January 2018

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