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Nine are confirmed dead and 30 people remain missing following the capsize and sinking of the Aboitiz line’s 7,268-tonne ro-ro Superferry 9 off Zamboanga on Sunday morning. Some 931 of the vessel’s 968 passengers crew and sea marshalls, have been rescued. The vessel has a capacity of 1,120 passengers and crew.

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Maritime Safety & Security News – 5 September 2009

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Sep 062009
 

Hundreds rescued from sinking ferry in Philippines
Reuters AlertNet
The "Superferry 9" vessel was carrying about 960 passengers and crew when it set off from General Santos City, on the southern island of Mindanao,

Expert committee to investigate sunken ship case: Macedonian
Focus News
It is still early to identify the reasons for the accident, he said. He added that the ship had been registered in compliance with all standards and the

Four NL fishermen rescued after vessel burns, abandoning vessel
The Canadian Press
The accident happened yesterday about 134 kilometres east of the community on the island’s northeastern coast.

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