Three dead, three missing after vessel sinks off Vietnam

Three dead, three missing after vessel sinks off Vietnam

Three crewmen were found dead and three are still missing, after the general cargo ship VTB 26 capsized and sank off Vietnam’s central coast, in the early morning hours of July 17th. According to the …
Jul 18, 2017 /  Accidents
Neches River Traffic Restricted due to Sunken Boat

Neches River Traffic Restricted due to Sunken Boat

Vessel traffic on the Neches River is restricted as a result of a shrimp boat that sank Monday morning. At approximately 3 a.m., the Captain Kevin sank in the Neches River, causing oil sheen and one minor injury. The …
Jul 12, 2016 /  Accidents
Sinaran Andaman sinks off Phuket

Sinaran Andaman sinks off Phuket

The container ship Sinaran Andaman sank off Phuket on Wednesday morning. Photo: Royal Thai Navy The vessel reportedly suffers an engine problem en route from Tub Lamu and the heavy seas forced it onto the nearby …
Jul 8, 2015 /  Accidents
South Korea to pay $380,000 compensation to the families of each victim of the ferry disaster

South Korea to pay $380,000 compensation to the families of each victim of the ferry disaster

On Wednesday, the government of South Korea came out with its first settlement offer according to which it would pay compensations in the amount of 420 million won (257,174 pounds) to the families of every one of the 250 …
Apr 1, 2015 /  Accidents
Freighter carrying shipment of wood sinks in the Black Sea

Freighter carrying shipment of wood sinks in the Black Sea

St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo vessel Fort Azov sank in the Black Sea on Wednesday, one mile off the coast of the nearby town of Ayancik in the Turkish province of Sinop. Video from the site: The …
Feb 19, 2015 /  Accidents
Barge laden with 850 tons of fertilizer sinks in the Danube River

Barge laden with 850 tons of fertilizer sinks in the Danube River

A barge carrying nearly 850 tons of fertilizer MPK 81624 - a compound containing nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, has sunk in the Danube River.  The incident occurred yesterday at 13:25 local time while the …
Feb 12, 2015 /  Accidents