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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
South Korea Response to Ferry Disaster Has Been a Tragedy – View
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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

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 29

Monday, April 13, 2015
A Year After Sewol Ferry Disaster, Safety Concerns Persist in South Korea
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A Year After Sewol Ferry Disaster, Safety Concerns Persist in South Korea

By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Nearly a year after her 16-year-old daughter was among 304 people killed when an overloaded ferry capsized,

April 13, 2015
Total Views: 19

Monday, February 16, 2015
Captain Sentenced to Eight Years In Jail Over 2012 Hong Kong Ferry Disaster
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Captain Sentenced to Eight Years In Jail Over 2012 Hong Kong Ferry Disaster

The captain of a passenger ferry has been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to eight years in jail for his role in the fatal 2012 Lamma ferry disaster

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 14

Friday, February 13, 2015
Long-Lost Video First to Show 1915 ‘Eastland’ Disaster in Chicago
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Long-Lost Video First to Show 1915 ‘Eastland’ Disaster in Chicago

Some newly discovered video has emerged showing the only known video footage of the tragic 1915 sinking of the passenger vessel SS Eastland on the Chicago

February 13, 2015
Total Views: 457

Friday, February 6, 2015
Chilean Navy Rescues 120 from Grounded Cruise Ship [PHOTOS]
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Chilean Navy Rescues 120 from Grounded Cruise Ship [PHOTOS]

The Chilean Navy on Thursday assisted in the rescue of 120 people from a grounded cruise ship near the port city of Puerto Montt in southern

February 6, 2015
Total Views: 78

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Stena Line Ferry Gets Tossed Entering Fishguard Harbour [PHOTOS]
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Stena Line Ferry Gets Tossed Entering Fishguard Harbour [PHOTOS]

Here are some photos sent into us of Stena Line's ferry Stena Europe getting tossed by waves as it entered Fishguard Harbour, Wales on January

February 5, 2015
Total Views: 840

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
New Alaska State Ferries to Feature Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems
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New Alaska State Ferries to Feature Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce says it has been selected by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and Vigor Alaska to provide the propulsion systems for

January 13, 2015
Total Views: 30

Friday, January 9, 2015
Eurotunnel’s ‘MyFerryLink’ Service Up for Sale After Ban Upheld
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Eurotunnel’s ‘MyFerryLink’ Service Up for Sale After Ban Upheld

Groupe Eurotunnel, which runs the undersea rail link between Britain and France, is putting its ferry service between the two countries up for sale after a ban

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 2

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Stena Line Ferry Converts to Green Methanol Fuel
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Stena Line Ferry Converts to Green Methanol Fuel

Stena Line is taking Stena Germanica out of service for 6 weeks in early January for conversion to clean and green methanol fuel. Here's the video from

November 20, 2014
Total Views: 16

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Sewol Crew File for Appeal
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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

November 13, 2014
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
ITF Condemns Sewol Ferry Sentences
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ITF Condemns Sewol Ferry Sentences

The International Transport Workers’ Federation’s seafarers’ section chair, David Heindel, has condemned South Korea’s sentencing of the

November 12, 2014
Total Views: 51

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Coast Guard Investigating Ferry Collision in U.S. Virgin Islands
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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

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Stena Line Ferry Breaks Moorings in Belfast With Passengers On Board
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Stena Line Ferry Breaks Moorings in Belfast With Passengers On Board

Strong winds generated by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo in the North Atlantic caused a Stena Line ferry to break free from its moorings in Ireland with

October 22, 2014
Total Views: 59

Veteran Captain ‘Daydreaming’ When Ferry Grounded – Report
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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,

October 22, 2014
Total Views: 33

Alaska State Ferry Crew Rescues Fisherman in B.C. Waters
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Alaska State Ferry Crew Rescues Fisherman in B.C. Waters

The crew of an Alaska state ferry came to the aid of a Canadian fisherman whose vessel had sunk off British Columbia early Saturday, but tragically two others

October 22, 2014
Total Views: 17

Monday, October 13, 2014
Brittany Ferries Suspends LNG Fuel Plans
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Brittany Ferries Suspends LNG Fuel Plans

Brittany Ferries says it has been forced to suspend plans to upgrade much of its fleet to operate on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) because a temporary exemption

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 29

Passengers Evacuated After Norled Ferry Runs Aground
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Passengers Evacuated After Norled Ferry Runs Aground

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

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 43

Ten Injured After Ferry Strikes Pier in San Francisco
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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

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Watch: Greek Island Ferry Loading Cars Looks Super Sketchy
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Watch: Greek Island Ferry Loading Cars Looks Super Sketchy

By now you should all know how sketchy Greek ferry landings can be and this video just serves as the latest example of

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 135

Video: Mega-Block Construction at Meyer Werft
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Video: Mega-Block Construction at Meyer Werft

Meyer Werft is cranking out the cruise ships right now. Over the years, the shipyard, located inland on the River Ems in Papenburg, Germany, has built a total

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 114
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