Video: Cargo Ship Sinks in Taiwan Strait

The 70-meter cargo ship Ying Hai sank in the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday after it developing a heavy list on a voyage from Kaohsiung city to Busan Korea. The Taiwanese-flagged ship notified Taiwan search and rescue authorities on Tuesday that the ship had developed a list after some containers on deck had shifted in heavy weather. After attempts to tow the vessel failed, … [Read more...]

Terrifying Video Shows Moment a Tourist Catamaran Capsized and Sank Off Costa Rica – GRAPHIC

A new video posted online shows the terrifying moments a tourist boat with more than 100 people capsized off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The video was reportedly filmed by a 21-year-old student who was on the upper deck when the ship capsized and sank in January 2015. The video was only posted online Friday. In the video, you can see passengers donning life jackets … [Read more...]

Eleven Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks Off the Philippines

Eleven people are missing and feared dead after a Panama-flagged cargo ship sank in the South China Sea off the Philippines, the Philippines Coast Guard has confirmed. The ship, the MV Fortune Life, is believed to have sank Friday approximately 130 nautical miles West of Vigan City, Philippines. The Philippines Coast Guard reported that 6 crewmembers of the cargo ship … [Read more...]

Two Tugs Sink on St. Lawrence River Near Cornwall

  Crewmembers are safe after a tugboat capsized and sank on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario after becoming pinned against a barge in strong current. Reports say now a second tug also capsized and sank in the same area, just a few hours later. Reports say that all crew members of the tug Lac Manitoba were able to escape the vessel and are reported to … [Read more...]

Red Alert Posted After Ammonium Nitrate Barge Sinks Off Puntarenas

A public health emergency was declared in Costa Rica this weekend after a barge carrying ammonium nitrate sank off the country's Pacific coast. Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission issued a 'Red Alert' for approximately 100 miles of coastline after the barge carrying 180 tons of ammonium nitrate sank in rough seas off the coast of Puntarenas on Saturday at … [Read more...]