Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Maritime News

Bones Found Near Salvaged Sewol Ferry Not Human, Ministry Says

SEOUL, March 28 (Reuters) – South Korea on Tuesday said forensic examination showed bone fragments found near a salvaged ferry that sank in one of its worst disasters three years...

March 28, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
Interesting

Photos: Sewol Wreck Ready for Lift to Mokpo

Salvage crews in South Korea are getting ready to move the Sewol ferry from the salvage site off Jindo Island to Mokpo, where a search for the nine missing victims...

March 27, 2017
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
News

Photos: Sunken Sewol Ferry Raised Three Years After Disaster

By Ju-min Park SEOUL, March 23 (Reuters) – A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly...

March 23, 2017
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
News

South Korea to Raise Sunken Ferry if Test of Lift Goes Well

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL, March 22 (Reuters) – Salvage experts in South Korea prepared on Wednesday to begin raising a ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people,...

March 22, 2017
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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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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Accidents

Weather Hampers Lifting of Sewol Wreck in South Korea

High waves have forced salvage crews to delay the operation to lift the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea until later this month. The lifting of vessel kicked off Sunday...

June 14, 2016
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Accidents

Diver Inspections Kick Off Sewol Salvage Project in South Korea

  A team of divers began preliminary inspections of the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea on Wednesday, marking the first on-site operations in the effort to raise the vessel...

August 20, 2015
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Accidents

South Korea Finalizes Sewol Salvage Contract

  The government of South Korea has finalized a deal with a China-led consortium for the salvage of the sunken Sewol ferry off Jindo island. South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans...

August 4, 2015
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Accidents

China-Led Consortium Selected for Sewol Salvage

  South Korea has selected a China-led consortium as the preferred bidder for a multi-million dollar contract to raise the sunken Sewol ferry. South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced...

July 15, 2015
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Accidents

27 Companies Competing for Sewol Salvage Contract

  A total of 27 companies have submitted bids for the multi-million dollar contract to raise the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea. The 27 companies represent seven consortiums participating...

June 23, 2015
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Accidents

South Korea Sets Plans to Raise Sewol Ferry

South Korea said on Wednesday it will raise the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, yielding to pressure from mourning families who have called for a deeper investigation into the disaster.

April 22, 2015
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
News

South Korean President Promises to Raise Sunken Sewol Ferry

On the one year anniversary of the Sewol ferry tragedy, South Korean President Park Guen-hye has vowed to raise the sunken ferry as soon as possible. Speaking before a crowd...

April 16, 2015
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Monday, November 17, 2014
Accidents

South Korea Preparing Sewol Salvage Task Force – Reports

The South Korean government is preparing a task force to examine options for salvaging the sunken Sewol ferry, according to local media reports.

November 17, 2014
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