Thursday, September 20, 2012
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7 Confirmed Dead After Ferry Sinks in the Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard reports today that 7 have been confirmed dead after a boat carrying 27 passengers sank yesterday morning. The boat Sirana was

September 20, 2012
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Wednesday, July 4, 2012
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Never a Good Day When you Sink a Warship [VIDEO]

It’s always a sad day when a ship is scrapped, but to see a ship destroyed or sunk in a ferocious manner may turn your stomach, particularly if

July 4, 2012
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Friday, April 13, 2012
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Report Due this Summer into Mysterious Sinking of M/Y Yogi

Proteksan Turquoise issued the most recent public statement from any of the parties linked to its 60m superyacht, Yogi, on 12 March. The vessel itself sank off

April 13, 2012
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Monday, March 5, 2012

Captain Dies after Greek Tanker Sinks Near Athens

The 48-year-old captain of a Greek-flagged refuelling tanker has died after his ship sank off the west coast of Athens on Monday, according to a Reuters report

March 5, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

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

February 2, 2012
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Brand New Oilfield Support Ship Sinks at Chinese Dock

BEIJING -(Dow Jones)- A deepwater oil exploration vessel belonging to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (2883.HK) sank Saturday during construction at a dock in

January 19, 2012
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Sunday, January 15, 2012

COSTA CONCORDIA – Fred Fry’s Comments and Questions

There is lots of guessing out there in the wake of the COSTA CONCORDIA disaster. Here are my thoughts on the matter. The initial accident: First, there is lots

January 15, 2012
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Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Cruise Ship Costa Concordia Sinks off Italian Coast [VIDEO, AIS Track]

Upon departure from the port of a Giglio, an island off the northwestern coast of Italy, the cruise ship Costa Concordia struck a reef, tearing a 50 meter-long

January 14, 2012
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Cruiseship COSTA CONCORDIA Sinks

UPDATE: The captain of the cruise ship COSTA CONCORDIA has been arrested by Italian police as an investigation into Friday night’s grounding is

January 14, 2012
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Vinalines Queen Sinks, 22 Seafarers Lost at Sea

By Clay Maitland, On Christmas day, the bulk carrier VINALINES QUEEN, carrying a cargo of nickel ore from Morowali, Indonesia to China, went missing.  The

January 4, 2012
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Sunday, November 27, 2011

M/V Swanland Sinks in Irish sea – Prince William rescues two sailors, one dead, five still missing [RESCUE VIDEO]

Developing story… Five crewmembers from the cargo ship M/V Swanland are missing after the vessel sank in heavy seas in the Irish Sea early Sunday

November 27, 2011
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Monday, November 14, 2011

Incident Photo of the Week: Barge Upended Near Miami

We’ve already seen some close calls today, but hey, they were still close calls. This weeks actual incident photo comes to us via the USCG and shows a

November 14, 2011
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Luxury Boat Launches, Sinks Immediately [VIDEO]

This is classic! Details of what actually went down in this incident are bit fuzzy being that most every report is in Chinese, but from what we gather, a

October 12, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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Transocean Marianas Oil Rig In Danger Of Sinking [BREAKING NEWS REPORT]

  The world’s most storied deepwater oil rig, the Transocean Marianas, has developed a critical list after an anchor punctured her poontoon and is

July 6, 2011
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Thursday, April 7, 2011

IMO provides statement on Mediterranean migrant vessel sinking

EDITOR’S NOTE: gCaptain was saddened by the news yesterday that a vessel carrying a reported 300 migrants from Northern Africa to Italy capsized and sank

April 7, 2011
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Friday, January 28, 2011

Tanker AB9 Sinks in Singapore Strait

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) reports that the Singapore-registered asphalt tanker, “AB9” sank at approximately 1510hrs on 27

January 28, 2011
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Sunday, February 22, 2009

F/V Monte Galineiro – Incident Photo Of The Week

See gCaptain’s full list of incident photos HERE Radio Canada tells

February 22, 2009
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Edmund Fitzgerald – Documentary Of The Sinking

Image Courtesy: To coincide with the 23rd anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking in Lake Superior, Southport Video Productions

November 11, 2008
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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Principessa Jolanda Sinks At Launch – Historic Images Youtube user annanoli tells us: Italian liner Principessa Jolanda sinks during launch because of defective

September 17, 2008
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Monday, June 23, 2008

Princess Of The Stars Capsized: Death Comes Early For Ferry Victims

Death came early this year. The typhoon season has only just started and already, brightly coloured flop-flop rubber sandals are arriving on the coastlines of

June 23, 2008
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