Thursday, February 9, 2012
rabaul shipping fleet
Incidents

Rabaul Shipping Fleet Seized in Papua-New Guinea by Angry Mob

In heavy weather last week, the passenger vessel, MV Rabaul Queen, owned by Rabaul Shipping, capsized and sank off Papua-New Guinea.  246 people were rescued, yet over 100 passengers are...

February 9, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
MOL Summer
Incidents

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Containership Rescues 116 Survivors Off Papua New Guinea

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the MOL-operated containership MOL Summer rescued 116 survivors from the ferry Rabaul Queen, which sank about 17 km east of Papua New Guinea....

February 3, 2012
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Australian Maritime Safety authority papua new guinea map mv rabaul
Incidents

Search and Rescue off Papua New Guinea Continues, IMO Secretary General Extends Condolances

On February 1st, the passenger ferry MV Rabaul Queen sank in heavy seas off Papua Guinea.  The search for survivors continues. Papua New Guinea’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Center spokesperson Nerae...

February 3, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Incidents

Passenger Ferry Sinks in Heavy Seas off Papua New Guinea, Dozens Feared Dead **UPDATE**

A Papua-New Guinea (PNG) flagged passenger ship/RoRo sunk yesterday in heavy seas off the eastern coast of Papua New Guinea.  350 people are reported to have been on board the...

February 2, 2012
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