Late on the morning of 14 April 1912, RMS Titanic
struck an iceberg leading to the ship sinking less than three hours later, a disaster that resulted in the loss of more than 1,500 lives.
Join us Twitter @ Last year, RMS Titanic
collaborated with some of the world's leading experts in the most technologically advanced expedition to the Titanic, undertaking the first comprehensive mapping survey of the vessel with 3D imagery from bow to stern.
However the subject is a topical publication well timed to tie in with the current focus on RMS Titanic
and the connection with the proud shipbuilding past of Belfast.
This article seeks to test the aims behind the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage ('2001 Convention') (1) and, taking the situation of RMS Titanic
as a model, questions whether its aims can be fulfilled in practice for the preservation of wrecks which fall outside national jurisdiction.
In 1994, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia awarded RMS Titanic
Location: Depth Ship Latitude, (approximate) Longitude (approximate) RMS Titanic
41 N, 50W 4 kilometers (2.
SHORTLY BEFORE NOON ON APRIL 10, 1912, THE UNSINKABLE SHIP OF DREAMS, THE RMS TITANIC
, CAST OFF FROM HER DOCK AT SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, AND STEAMED AWAY ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE.
If ever there was an ultimate destination for divers, then the resting place of RMS Titanic
surely has to be up there as the supreme challenge.
Salvage company RMS Titanic
Inc has carried out seven explorations of the wreckage since it was discovered in 1985.
Department of State (DOS) announced an international agreement among the four most interested nations to better preserve the RMS Titanic
wreck site as an historic artifact and memorial to those who went down with the ship.
After making the highest-grossing movie ever, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, Cameron returned to the depths of the Northern Atlantic in 2001 - with unmatched camera drones and technology - to explore the bowels of RMS Titanic
The ruling against the firm RMS Titanic
Inc came three days before the 90th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury liner in 1912.
Shipping CEO Sarel Gous says invites will be sent to Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, stars of the 1998 multi-Oscar winning epic film, and its director James Cameron.
Researchers are anchoring the science behind biodeterioration by exploring the growth of rusticles on the submerged RMS Titanic
Eighty-six years after the RMS Titanic
scraped against an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, researchers are still trying to unravel the mystery of what happened on that fateful night.