Latest Maritime accidents News

Children: Mom who died on cruise was nervous about trip

Nov. 20, 2018 8:14 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Two children of a 52-year-old Alabama woman who died on a cruise from Florida to Aruba say she was nervous about taking the trip. Timothy Tenorio told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that his mother, Almarosa Tenorio, told him when she said goodbye that it might be the last time she...

Chinese fishing boat sinks off Japan's coast; 5 crew missing

Nov. 19, 2018 10:39 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's coast guard said Monday that a Chinese fishing boat sank off a southern Japanese island and five of its crewmembers were missing. Three others were rescued. The coast guard said it received a distress call earlier Monday and was later informed that the boat sank about 370 kilometers...

Thailand recovers boat that sank in July, killing 47 Chinese

Nov. 17, 2018 9:19 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials on Saturday recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists. Two tour boats sank off Phuket on July 5. Tourists from one boat were rescued, while the sinking of the double-decker Phoenix left 47...

FBI investigating death of American woman on cruise ship

Nov. 15, 2018 2:05 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The FBI is investigating the death of 52-year-old woman who was a passenger on a cruise ship heading from Florida to Aruba. The Santa Clarita, California-based cruise line said in a statement that the American woman died early Tuesday aboard the Royal Princess. Cruise officials said her death...

Norwegian frigate sinks after it was rammed by tanker

Nov. 13, 2018 7:46 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Norway's Navy frigates has almost completely gone under water after an oil tanker rammed into it last week and tore a large hole in its side, authorities said Tuesday. Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensoenes, the head of Norway's navy, said several of the wires used to stabilize...

Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks

Nov. 12, 2018 8:21 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish coast guard on Monday recovered four bodies and was still searching for six missing migrants after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkey's state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said three other migrants were rescued as part of a search-and-rescue operation...

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17

Nov. 8, 2018 5:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The captain of a tourist boat that sank in southwest Missouri and killed 17 people, including nine members of an Indiana family, didn't tell passengers to put on flotation devices or prepare them to abandon ship even after waves crashed into the boat during a severe storm, according...

The Latest: Charges against boat captain mark 'beginning'

Nov. 8, 2018 2:55 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on federal charges filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank in July, killing 17 people (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A prosecutor says the indictment of the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people marks "the beginning but not...

Grand jury indicts captain of Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people, including 9 from Indiana family

Nov. 8, 2018 11:52 AM EST
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Grand jury indicts captain of Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people, including 9 from Indiana family.

Norwegian frigate is rammed by tanker in harbor, could sink

Nov. 8, 2018 10:52 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil tanker rammed a Norwegian navy frigate Thursday in a harbor on the country's western coast, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. The frigate's 137 crew members were evacuated amid fears that it may sink. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were injured in...