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Two missing as ship capsizes off east China coast
The accident happened at 2:30 am Sunday, when a boat, registered in Wenzhou of Zhejiang with seven on board, capsized off the coast of Taizhou city.

‘Overloaded’ Cambodia ferry sinks
BBC News
More than 30 people were packed onto the vessel which was travelling in a calm tributary of the river, 160km (100 miles) from Phnom Penh.

Three missing in E China ship accident
The accident happened at 8:45 pm Saturday, when a ship, loaded with sand and 11 people on board, capsized off the Funing Bay of Ningde city.

Fisherman airlifted after injury
BBC News
A fisherman has been airlifted to hospital from a trawler off the East Sussex coast after being injured on board the vessel. Coastguards said the man

Hong Kong: Tsing Yi No. 3 alarm fire roundup
A fire broke out at a vessel berthed at a shipyard at Sai Tso Wan Road, Tsing Yi at 9.39am today (October 10). The fire was upgraded to No.

Schiehallion shuts down after collision
Shetland Marine News
“The two vessels are undamaged and there were no oil spills, but there was some damage to the reel,” he said. “As a precaution we have shut down production

Search launched for trawler
with two people on board, has got into difficulty and may be in danger of sinking. The Coastguard Service says the exact location of the vessel hasn’t

Expect delays Monday, BC Ferries warns
A generator fire aboard the Spirit of Vancouver Island took the vessel out of service early Friday morning. The ship is one of four that sails the route

Mystery of burning tanker off Cameroon
Mystery surrounds a small petrol tanker named AFKO 307 which caught alight and burned out off the Cameroon coast near the village of Debunscha last week. Debunscha is about 30 miles from the port town of Limbe.

Cops file forgery charge against sunk-ship owner
Times of India
In a related development, PPT chairman K Raghuramaiah has dismissed fears over oil spill from the sunk ship. “Large-scale spillage from the ship was not


Seabourn diverts cruise ship from Indian Ocean because of pirates
Pirates operating in the area around Somalia have succeeded in chasing away another cruise line from operating in ‘their’ waters. American cruise operator Seabourn announced last week that it has cancelled a series of voyages in the Indian Ocean directly as a result of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and in waters adjacent to the Seychelles.


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