Thursday, August 9, 2018
sewol ferry sinking
Maritime News

Investigation Fails to Pinpoint Cause of Sewol Ferry Sinking

The cause of one the worst maritime disasters in South Korea’s history is likely to remain a mystery. This week, an eight-member panel appointed by the South Korean government to...

August 9, 2018
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Lifesaving Incidents

South Korea Starts Sewol Ferry Salvage Ops

By Suyeong Lee (Reuters) South Korea prepared on Sunday to raise the Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, testing...

March 19, 2017
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Monday, July 21, 2014
Yoo Byung-eun

Decomposed Body of South Korean Ferry Owner Found

South Korean police said on Tuesday that a body found last month in the south of the country was that of a fugitive businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people

July 21, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Maritime News

Sewol Ferry Family Boss Eludes South Korea’s Biggest and Most Bizarre Manhunt

South Korea's biggest and most bizarre manhunt, linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds drowned, has come full circle at the compound of a sect known for its organic ice cream as police on Thursday used earth movers to search for tunnels.

June 12, 2014
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Maritime News

South Korea Offers $500,000 Reward for Elusive Sewol Owner

South Korea has hiked to nearly half a million dollars its reward for information leading to the capture of Yoo Byung-un, the head of the family that owns the operator of a ferry that capsized and sank last month, killing more than 300 people.

May 27, 2014
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