The Congo River is one of Africa's key navigational waterways. A shipping school in Kinshasa offers training for would-be captains. Meet one student who's hoping to become the first female to command a ship on the Congo.
Spanish police have saved a man drifting off the coast near the port of Tarifa. The man, who was found clinging to a life buoy in serious condition, was later identified as a captain of a large Singaporean cargo ship.
There's massive public worry about diesel car emissions these days - but the really big polluters are plying our waters.
Italy's highest court has upheld a guilty sentence against the captain blamed for the deadly 2012 sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship. Over 30 people died in the shipwreck.
A court in Germany will decide whether Hamburg's Elbe River should be deepened to allow mega freighters to more easily reach the inland port. Environmentalists filed a lawsuit against the move. Now, it's verdict time.
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