300 Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead from Fishing Nets off Mexico

300 Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead from Fishing Nets off Mexico

A total of 300 endangered sea turtles were found dead off the southern coast of Mexico on Tuesday, trapped in fishing nets, only a few days after more than 100 dead turtles were recovered in the southern state of …
Aug 31, 2018 /  Accidents
Seven Dead as Cargo Ship Sinks in China

Seven Dead as Cargo Ship Sinks in China

Seven people have died after a cargo ship sank in the Beijiang River, in south China's Guangdong Province, Chinese official media said quoting local authorities. The report said that the ship, Yueyingde …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Migrant Boat Sinks Off Tunisia, at Least Five Dead

Migrant Boat Sinks Off Tunisia, at Least Five Dead

Tunisia’s coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Crews were now searching for another …
Aug 23, 2018 /  Accidents
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
VIDEO: Falling cargo container kills man at Packer Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia

VIDEO: Falling cargo container kills man at Packer Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia

A man is dead after a cargo container fell on his pickup truck at the Packer Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia, police say. The incident happened the terminal in the 3300 block of South Columbus Boulevard shortly …
Jul 13, 2017 /  Accidents
Three dead, 12 missing after collision between cargo ship and fishing vessel off Indonesia

Three dead, 12 missing after collision between cargo ship and fishing vessel off Indonesia

Rescue teams in Indonesia have recovered three bodies and are continuing to search for 12 other people who remain missing after a fishing boat capsized in Indonesia’s Java Sea. According to the head of East Java's …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Accidents
Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

At least 12 Pakistani workers were killed and more than 50 injured on Tuesday after a huge blast ripped through an oil tanker at a ship-breaking yard, trapping others inside the vessel, local officials said. The leader …
Nov 2, 2016 /  Accidents
Italy Rescues 4,500 Migrants in Mediterranean in one day

Italy Rescues 4,500 Migrants in Mediterranean in one day

Some 4,500 migrants were rescued from rubber dinghies and a wooden boat in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, Italy's coast guard said, as the sea calmed after a rough weekend. More than 67,000 migrants have arrived in …
Jul 6, 2016 /  Accidents
One Dead in Collision between Tanker and Fishing Boat

One Dead in Collision between Tanker and Fishing Boat

One person died in a collision between an oil tanker and a fishing vessel off the coast of Yeosu in South Korea, the Yonhap News Agency cited coast guard. The accident, which occurred in the evening hours of May 5, …
May 7, 2016 /  Accidents
Russian tanker Palflot-2 catches fire in Caspian Sea, 1 crew member reported killed (VIDEO)

Russian tanker Palflot-2 catches fire in Caspian Sea, 1 crew member reported killed (VIDEO)

A Russian tanker has caught fire in the Caspian Sea near the territorial waters of Turkmenistan. The crew has been evacuated while the Russian Emergency Ministry prepares amphibious firefighting aircraft to extinguish …
Apr 23, 2016 /  Accidents