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.
There's massive public worry about diesel car emissions these days - but the really big polluters are plying our waters.
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.
Viviane Peled has her sights set on becoming a female captain on the Congo River. She's studying at the shipping school in Kinshasa and once she's qualified wants to encourage other women to follow her example.
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.
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