Friday, March 4, 2016

Dramatic Footage: Ferry Capsizing in Bali Strait Caught on Video

An Indonesian ferry reportedly carrying dozens people capsized and sank in the Bali Strait on Friday, sparking a major search and rescue operation. Dramatic amateur video posted online allegedly shows...

March 4, 2016
Total Views: 23

Monday, December 21, 2015
Maritime News

Hope Fades for 78 Still Missing After Indonesian Ferry Sinks – UPDATE

JAKARTA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Hopes faded on Sunday for 78 people missing from a ferry that sank off Indonesia’s eastern island of Sulawesi, officials said, after 37 passengers were...

December 21, 2015
Total Views: 1

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Maritime News

Singapore-Bound Ferry Runs Into Trouble, 97 Rescued

SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Almost 100 people were rescued when a ferry sailing towards Singapore from the Indonesian island of Batam hit a floating object and reportedly started to...

November 29, 2015
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Fatal Fire: Japanese Ro-Pax Still Burning Off Japan

  A fatal fire on board a Japanese ferry continues to burn off the coast of Japan five days after it first started. The 11,401-ton Sunflower Daisetsu Ro-Pax was carrying...

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 25

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Stena Line Ferry Damaged in Collision with Tanker – INCIDENT PHOTOS

  A Stena Line ferry carrying some 600 people was severely damaged early Sunday after colliding with a laden tanker off the island of Vinga outside Gothenburg, Sweden. The Stena Jutlandica...

July 19, 2015
Total Views: 41

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Evacuates 113 from Stranded Ferry

  The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 113 people overnight from a grounded charter vessel near Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The Coast Guard says it received a 911 call at approximately 10:44...

July 15, 2015
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Ferry Sinks in Philippines, Killing At Least 36

A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves on Thursday, killing at least 36 people but the majority of those on board were rescued, the coast guard and police said.

July 2, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 1, 2015
Lifesaving Incidents

UPDATE: Chinese River Ship Capsizes In Storm, 458 People Aboard

WUHAN, June 2 (Xinhua) — The BBC is reporting that a passenger ship carrying 458 people sank Monday night in the Hubei section of China’s Yangtze River. The ship, named...

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Maritime News

Fast Ferry Chief Engineer Killed in Collision

The chief engineer of a passenger vessel has died following a collision with a cargo ship in the central Philippines. Local media reports say that the fast ferry Starcraft 9...

May 13, 2015
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Scorched ‘Sorrento’ Ferry Towed to Port

The fire-scorched ferry is finally headed for Segunto, Spain more than a week after the ship burst into flames while crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The fire broke out in the...

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 83

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Maritime News

Burning Ferry Evacuated in Mediterranean Sea Off Spain

Spanish emergency services safely evacuated around 150 people from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, government and port authorities said on Tuesday.

April 28, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Maritime News

Turkish RoPax Ferry GOKCEADA-1 Refloated

A Turkish ro-pax ferry has been refloated after running aground Sunday off the west coast of Turkey in the Aegean Sea. As gCaptain reported, the ferry Gokceada-1 ran aground Sunday...

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 20, 2015
Maritime News

Turkish Ferry Aground in Aegean Sea

More than 180 passengers have been evacuated from a ro-pax ferry which had ran aground in a storm off the coast of Turkey this weekend. They ferry, the Turkish-flagged Gokceada-1, ran...

April 20, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

South Korea Response to Ferry Disaster Has Been a Tragedy – View

(Bloomberg View) — On April 16, 2014, more than 300 people died when a passenger ferry carrying mostly high-school students sank off the coast of South Korea. Sadly, inexcusably, the...

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 11

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Greek Ferry Floats Free

A Greek ferry carrying 282 passengers and crew has been refloated after spending two days aground at the Aegean Sea island of Kasos.

March 29, 2015
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 27, 2015
Maritime News

Grounded Greek Ferry Still Stranded

A greek ferry remains stranded at the the small Aegean Sea island of Kasos after running aground there Wednesday night. All 227 passengers and 55 crew were still onboard the...

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Maritime News

Greek Ferry Runs Aground in Kasos

A Greek ferry carrying 282 passengers and crew ran aground last night at the Aegean island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard has confirmed. According to the Coast Guard, the...

March 26, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, March 13, 2015

Scandlines Ferry Damaged in Shipyard Dock Accident

A Scandlines ferry in dock at the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland for planned upgrades is getting an unexpected extended stay. The ferry Prinsesse Benedikte was finishing up a three-week...

March 13, 2015
Total Views: 15

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Scores Killed After Bangladesh Ferry Capsizes After Collision

At least 66 people died when a passenger ferry carrying more than 150 passengers and crew capsized after colliding with a trawler on a river in central Bangladesh on Sunday, police said.

February 22, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 29, 2014

Stricken MV Norman Atlantic Fully Evacuated, Death Toll Rises [UPDATE]

Rescue teams on Monday completed the evacuation of 427 people from a car ferry that caught fire off Greece's Adriatic coast.

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 11