Thursday, November 13, 2014
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.
Monday, November 10, 2014
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.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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.
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....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Passengers Evacuated After Norled Ferry Runs Aground
A Norwegian can and passenger ferry ran aground late Sunday night forcing the evacuation of all passengers.
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.
Monday, September 22, 2014
‘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.
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.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Strong Typhoon Capsizes Ferry in Manila Bay -Photos
A passenger ferry seeking shelter from a strong typhoon capsized Sunday night in Manila Bay, Philippines.
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.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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...
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.
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.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014
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.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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