Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sewol Ferry Captain Spared Death Penalty, Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April was sentenced to 36 years in prison for not doing enough to save passengers in the country’s worst

November 11, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Maritime News

Court Mulling Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain Stirs Bitter Memory

After his mother was killed in a 1970 ferry sinking in South Korea, Nah Jong Ryeol spent four decades documenting the disaster in hopes of preventing another

November 10, 2014
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Monday, July 28, 2014
Maritime News

Teen Survivors Testify At Sewol Ferry Trial

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins

July 28, 2014
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sewol Search Helicopter Crashes, Killing Five

A helicopter involved in the search for those still missing from the Sewol ferry disaster has crashed in South

July 17, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Sewol Trial: Ferry Crew Blames Coast Guard

The surviving crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people and sparking a nationwide outpouring of grief argued on Tuesday that

June 17, 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

June 12, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Maritime News

Trial Starts for Sewol Captain and Crew

Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, most of them children, went on trial on Tuesday on charges ranging from

June 10, 2014
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Friday, May 30, 2014
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Second Diver Dies at Sewol Wreck Site

A diver searching for bodies in a sunken ferry died on Friday after an accident, the coast guard said, as a car believed to be used by a fugitive businessman

May 30, 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

May 27, 2014
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Monday, May 5, 2014
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South Korean Diver Dies During Search of Sunken Ferry

By Narae Kim SEOUL, May 6 (Reuters) – A diver lost consciousness and died on Tuesday during the search operation for victims still missing after last

May 5, 2014
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Maritime News

South Korea President Apologizes Over Ferry Disaster

South Korean President Park Geun Hye apologized over a ferry sinking that left more than three hundred people dead or missing, the nation’s worst maritime

April 29, 2014
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Monday, April 28, 2014

New Video Shows Sewol Captain Abandoning Ship, More Shocking Errors by Sewol Crew

New video just released by the South Korean Coast Guard shows the captain of the Sewol abandoning the heavily listing ship into a coast guard lifeboat as

April 28, 2014
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Sewol Ferry Captain Could Be Facing Life in Prison

Prosecutors investigating South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in four decades said the captain of the ‘Sewol’ ferry and two crew members are facing a

April 28, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Maritime News

Divers Continue Sewol Search as Probe Expands

By Cynthia Kim, Seonjin Cha and Sam Kim April 24 (Bloomberg) — Divers retrieved more bodies from a South Korean ferry that sank last week, as

April 24, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014

South Korean President Says Conduct of Sewol Crew Amounts to Murder

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were

April 21, 2014
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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Maritime News

Prosecutors Extend Sewol Captain’s Detention As Death Toll Mounts

South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain and two other crew by 10

April 20, 2014
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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Divers Find Bodies in Sunken Sewol Ferry

Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin on Saturday but were unable to

April 19, 2014
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