Thursday, November 13, 2014
Maritime News

Sewol Crew File for Appeal

Eight of the 15 surviving crew members of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April have filed for appeal against their convictions on negligence charges in the country's worst maritime disaster in more than four decades.

November 13, 2014
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sewol Ferry Captain Spared Death Penalty, Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April was sentenced to 36 years in prison for not doing enough to save passengers in the country’s worst maritime disaster in more than four decades.

November 11, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Maritime News

Court Mulling Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain Stirs Bitter Memory

After his mother was killed in a 1970 ferry sinking in South Korea, Nah Jong Ryeol spent four decades documenting the disaster in hopes of preventing another tragedy. Then the Sewol sank in April killing 304 people.

November 10, 2014
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Maritime News

Coast Guard Investigating Ferry Collision in U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Coast Guard marine investigators are trying to determine the cause of a collision between a passenger ferry and a commercial sailing vessel which occurred Wednesday evening at Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

October 23, 2014
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Veteran Captain ‘Daydreaming’ When Ferry Grounded – Report

A veteran captain of a Bald Head Island ferry was likely daydreaming when his vessel ran aground in December 2013 in North Carolina, injuring 14 people, according to a U.S....

October 22, 2014
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Monday, October 13, 2014
Maritime News

Passengers Evacuated After Norled Ferry Runs Aground

A Norwegian can and passenger ferry ran aground late Sunday night forcing the evacuation of all passengers.

October 13, 2014
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Ten Injured After Ferry Strikes Pier in San Francisco

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is investigating accident in which a Bay Area ferry struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco, causing multiple injuries.

October 13, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014
Maritime News

‘Europalink’ Captain and Chief Officer Arrested Following Grounding

The Captain and Chief Officer of the Italian-flagged Europalink ferry have been arrested in Greece after the ship ran aground early Sunday morning off Greece.

September 22, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Ferry Carrying 763 Passengers and Crew Damaged After Running Aground in Greece

An Italian-flagged ferry with over 760 people onboard sustained damage and was taking on water after running aground near the small Greek island of Peristeres.

September 21, 2014
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Maritime News

Strong Typhoon Capsizes Ferry in Manila Bay -Photos

A passenger ferry seeking shelter from a strong typhoon capsized Sunday night in Manila Bay, Philippines.

September 15, 2014
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Saturday, September 13, 2014

2 Dead, Over 100 Rescued After Ferry Sinks in Philippines

A ferry with at least 84 passengers and crew onboard sank on Saturday off the coast of central Philippines after a mechanical problem, and authorities said they were searching for at least 21 passengers who were still missing.

September 13, 2014
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Maritime News

NTSB Safety Video Tackles Passenger Ferry Stairway Hazards

On January 9, 2013, the high-speed ferry Seastreak Wall Streak struck a pier in Lower Manhattan as the vessel attempted to dock, injuring four people seriously.

September 9, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Grounding Incidents

Boston Area Ferry Runs Aground

The U.S. Coast Guard reported last night that rescue crews from Point Allerton, a station near Boston, responded to a ferry that ran aground in Lynn Harbor, marking the second...

August 28, 2014
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

German Ferry Loses Power, Creates a Mess of Things on the Rhine

Meanwhile, both anchors remain stowed in their respective housings… Then again, if I were the captain of that ferry, there’s probably a decent chance I’d forget about my anchors too in...

August 13, 2014
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Owner of Overloaded Bangladesh Ferry Arrested on Murder Charges

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities took such action in a country where shipping accidents with heavy loss of life are common.

August 13, 2014
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Cell Phone Video Captures Sinking of Bangladesh Ferry, 133 Still Missing

Cell phone video captures the last moments of the MV Pinak-6 and her passengers. The captain and owner are wanted on murder charges.

August 6, 2014
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Monday, August 4, 2014
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Ferry With Hundreds Aboard Capsizes in Bangladesh

A ferry with about 200 passengers aboard capsized on Monday in the river Padma southwest of Dhaka and rescue teams took about half of them to safety, the chief of the district administration said.

August 4, 2014
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Friday, June 13, 2014
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70 Injured as Hydrofoiling Ferry Crashes into Breakwater

A high-speed ferry en route to Macau from Hong Kong hit a breakwater this morning, injuring 70 people, Macau’s Marine and Water Bureau said.

June 13, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Maritime News

Trial Starts for Sewol Captain and Crew

Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, most of them children, went on trial on Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to homicide.

June 10, 2014
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Thursday, June 5, 2014
Maritime News

27 Injured After Ferry Slams Into Pier in Germany

A total of 27 people were injured on Wednesday after a ferry carrying hundreds of passengers rammed into a pier in northern Germany.

June 5, 2014
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