A child is helped to disembark from Le Niamh (P52), a Roisin Class offshore patrol vessel in the Irish Naval Service, at the Palermo harbour in Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday
Fisherman cast their lines off a jetty in the early morning hours as dark clouds loom over the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, in Bal Harbour, Florida
An Italian police officer stands next to rescued migrants after they disembarked from the Swedish Coast Guard ship KBV 001 Poseidon at Messina harbor Italy on Tuesday
Palestinian fishermen rest after arriving back from a fishing trip at the port of Gaza City on Tuesday
Men from the pacific island nations of Tonga and Fiji perform a Haka dance after arriving in Sydney on Wednesday. Traditional Pacific island canoes sailed into Sydney Harbour bringing an urgent message to the world about climate change
Rotary members and friends climb Sydney Harbour bridge in an attempt to break the world record for the most people on the bridge at one time and the most flags on the bridge at one time
A cruise ship sails out from Trieste harbour, northern Italy, at sunset
The world’s biggest container ship, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, arrives in Algeciras harbour, southern Spain
Visitors try out small weapons on HMAS Darwin at the Royal Australian Navy’s Sydney base on Garden Island. The open day was part of the navy’s celebrations to mark 100 years since its first ships entered Sydney Harbour. Other events included an International Fleet Review with visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States.
Fishermen carry a box filled with fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai. India’s data points for consumer prices are not robust enough to justify shifting from the current focus on wholesale inflation for monetary policy decisions, Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Friday.
Fishermen push their boats transporting baskets full of fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
People stand on the beach as the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lies surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbour on Tuesday. Prosecutors rejected a plea bargain offer by the captain of the cruise ship, which capsized off Italy’s west coast last year with the loss of 32 lives. Captain Francesco Schettino is accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats at Hong Kong‘s Victoria Harbour as the island skyline looms in the background. The 16.5m-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the territory on Thursday, will be shown at the Ocean Terminal for a month.
Immigrants drink and eat at Tarifa’s harbour after being rescued off the Spanish coast. Spanish lifeguards today saved 32 African immigrants trying to cross the sea from Morocco to Spain in flimsy vessels, authorities said.