Latest Ferry accidents News

1 dead, 1 missing, others rescued in Philippine ferry fire

Jun. 26, 2022 06:16 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An inter-island ferry with 165 passengers and crew caught fire off a central Philippine province Sunday, leaving one dead and another missing while the rest were safely rescued, the coast guard said. The fire hit the vessel Mama Mary Chloe shortly after...

25 missing after cargo boat sinks in Indonesia

May. 29, 2022 01:52 AM EDT

MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in Indonesia were searching for 25 people who were missing after a cargo boat sank in the Makassar Strait in South Sulawesi province, officials said Sunday. A total of 42 people were on the boat when it sank in bad weather on Thursday morning...

7 die in Philippine ferry fire; over 120 rescued from water

May. 23, 2022 05:20 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A ferry carrying more than 130 people caught fire in the northeastern Philippines on Monday, killing seven passengers and forcing many survivors to jump into the sea where they were rescued by other vessels. The fire rapidly spread from the engine room to...