Monday, August 30, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Ferry Runs Aground Off The Spanish Island Of Ibiza Leaving 10-Year-Old Seriously Injured

(Reuters)–A ferry ran aground off the Spanish island of Ibiza on Saturday night, August 28, an incident the emergency services told local media had left 25 people injured, two seriously, including a...

August 30, 2021
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Sunday, August 29, 2021
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At Least 19 People Killed And Dozens Missing After Bangladesh Ferry Accident

DHAKA, Aug 27 (Reuters) — At least 19 people were killed and dozens were missing after a boat packed with passengers slammed into a vessel transporting sand on Friday in...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2200

Monday, June 7, 2021
seastreak ferry grounding

New York City High-Speed Ferry Grounds in Brooklyn

A New York City ferry with 125 people on board ran aground and began taking on water on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York...

June 7, 2021
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Sunday, May 30, 2021
Fire Incidents

Watch As Hundreds Are Rescued From Massive Ferry Fire

(Reuters) – Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in Indonesia’s Molucca Sea, local officials...

May 30, 2021
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Monday, September 28, 2020
Maritime News

Sweden, Finland and Estonia to Look at New Evidence from 1994 ‘Estonia’ Ferry Disaster

STOCKHOLM, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 116

Friday, August 16, 2019
Lightening ferry grounding
Maritime News

Four Injured in Ferry Grounding in Boston Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local rescue crews responded to the grounding of a passenger ferry near Boston Harbor’s Long Island on Friday. The Coast Guard says...

August 16, 2019
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Maritime News

Vehicles Toppled Aboard P&O Ferry Due to Heavy Weather

Several vehicles aboard a P&O Ferry were toppled over after the vessel experienced heavy weather during a voyage from Northern Ireland to Scotland. Emergency services were sent to meet the...

December 18, 2018
Total Views: 7

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Watch: Ferry Rams Pier in Front of San Francisco’s Ferry Building

A ferry crashed into a pier in front of San Francisco’s iconic Ferry Building on Friday afternoon, causing minor injuries to two passengers.  The Coast Guard said it was notified...

November 24, 2018
Total Views: 9

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Ship Managers Detained as Capsized Tanzanian Ferry Death Toll Reaches 224

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Tanzanian authorities said on Sunday the number of people who died in a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria had risen to 224...

September 23, 2018
Total Views: 19

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Nyerere ferry capsize
Maritime News

At Least 42 Drowned in Lake Victoria Ferry Sinking, Officials Say Death Toll Could Top 200

By Nuzulack Dausen DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 20 (Reuters) – At least 42 people drowned when a ferry sank on Thursday in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria and government officials feared the...

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 26

Friday, July 6, 2018

Dozens Dead After Thai Tourist Boat Capsizes in Rough Seas

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng BANGKOK, July 6 (Reuters) – Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday to search for 23 people missing after a boat carrying Chinese tourists sank,...

July 6, 2018
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Maritime News

Captain Managed to Steer Sinking Indonesian Ferry Onto Reef, But 31 Reported Dead

JAKARTA, July 4 (Reuters) – The captain of a sinking Indonesian ferry managed to steer his ship onto a reef to enable the evacuation of more than 100 passengers, but...

July 4, 2018
Total Views: 33

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Maritime News

Indonesia Questions Captain After Ferry Sinks in Lake; At Least 192 People Missing

By Fergus Jensen TIGARAS, Indonesia, June 21 (Reuters) – Indonesian police on Thursday questioned the captain of a ferry that sank without trace in a volcanic lake in Sumatra this...

June 21, 2018
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Caught on Video: Explosion Rocks Ferry Docked in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

As many as 25 people were injured in an explosion aboard a ferry docked in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico on Wednesday.  Video of the incident shows several people on the dock...

February 21, 2018
Total Views: 20

Sunday, January 28, 2018
Kiribati Ferry Rescue
Lifesaving Incidents

Eight Survivors Recovered From Missing Kiribati Ferry

by Stephen Coates (Reuters) – New Zealand military planes on Monday were scouring a section of the Pacific Ocean for more survivors from the missing ferry MV Butiraoi after eight...

January 28, 2018
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Maritime News

Hundreds Rescued After Ferry Capsizes in Philippines

MANILA, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Four people were killed and seven were missing after a Philippine ferry with 251 people on board capsized during bad weather on Thursday near the...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 29

PCG Spokesman Capt. Armand Balilo

Philippine Ferry Capsizes On Anniversary Of History’s Worst Ferry Disaster

A Philippine ferry carrying 251 people capsized on Thursday off an island south of Manila, the capital, a coast guard spokesman said, amid a storm bringing heavy downpours. By evening,...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 178

Sunday, December 10, 2017
P&O ferry runs aground

Dover-Bound P&O Ferry Runs Aground in Calais

LILLE, France, Dec 10 (Reuters) – A P&O ferry with more than 300 people on board which had run aground in Calais harbour in northern France has been refloated and...

December 10, 2017
Total Views: 25

Monday, June 26, 2017

Six Dead, Over a Dozen Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia – Incident Video

GUATAPE, Colombia June 26 (Reuters) – Rescue workers searched on Monday for as many as 16 people believed to be missing after a tourist boat sank the previous day in...

June 26, 2017
Total Views: 3

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Grounding Incidents

55 Rescued From Grounded Nantucket Ferry

The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early Saturday to rescue 55 people stranded aboard a high-speed ferry that hit a jetty while entering Hyannis Harbor. The...

June 18, 2017
Total Views: 42