Maritime accidents

FILE - In this April 17, 2014, file photo, South Korean Coast Guard personnel search for missing passengers aboard the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol in the water off Jindo, South Korea. The deadly sinking of a boat in Hungary carrying South Korean tourists on Thursday, May 30, 2019, is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly school kids. That grief is compounded by some South Korean tour agents and travelers' claims that there have long been worries over safety at the site where the collision happened. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
May 30, 2019 - 10:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly students. The grief is compounded by claims by some South Korean tour...
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Rescatistas en barcos trabajan para recuperar un barco turístico que naufragó en Budapest, Hungría, el jueves 30 de mayo de 2019. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI vía AP)
May 30, 2019 - 10:16 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Survivors of a South Korean tour boat sinking in Budapest say they were taking photos or preparing to disembark when they were thrown into waters after another ship rammed their boat. The sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Koreans and two Hungarian crew sank on the Danube...
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The Viking Sigyn hotel ship is moored following a collision with a sightseeing boat in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, May 30, 2019. A massive search was underway on the Danube River in downtown Budapest for over a dozen people missing after a sightseeing boat with 33 South Korean tourists sank after colliding with another vessel during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed dead, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
May 30, 2019 - 12:58 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Cruise line operator Viking says one of its ships was involved in a deadly boat collision on the Danube River in Budapest that has left at least...
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May 29, 2019 - 2:04 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A boat capsized and sunk in the Danube River Wednesday evening in Budapest, with 34 people on board, including passengers and crew, Hungarian media reported. Rescuers were at the scene near Hungary's parliament, including a fire boat. Some people have been rescued and a...
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May 22, 2019 - 3:22 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alabama Historical Commission said remains of...
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This May 13, 2019 photo provided by Ryan Sinkey, shows a Coast Guard Station Ketchikan response boat crew searching for survivors from a downed floatplane in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska. Two floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan. (Ryan Sinkey via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 7:28 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two sightseeing planes carrying cruise ship passengers in Alaska collided at about the 3,300-foot (1,006-meter) level before they crashed, the National Transportation Safety Board announced after a team arrived from Washington, D.C., to investigate the crash. The two planes...
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Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon and was dropped off by a U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot response boat. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
May 13, 2019 - 11:53 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed after the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near...
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May 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Officials say air monitoring hasn't raised health concerns as cleanup efforts continue following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak into the water. Authorities said air testing Sunday found...
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May 11, 2019 - 10:21 am
BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — A busy commercial waterway near Houston remains partially closed following a collision involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak into the water. Authorities said at a news conference Saturday that the hull of a 755-foot (230-meter) tanker punctured...
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May 10, 2019 - 6:44 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A U.N. migration official and Tunisia's state news agency say as many as 70 migrants have drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea and at least 16 other people have been rescued. An official with the International Organization for Migration in Tunisia said the...
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