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 and the MV Our Lady of Faith collided just before 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday off Talisay City, Cebu. Due to the impact of the collision, the chief engineer of the ferry was thrown from the vessel. He … [Read more...]

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. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday that the passenger ferry Capitol Venture and the sailing vessel New Horizons had collided … [Read more...]