69 people killed after Bangladesh ferry sinking

At least 69 people were dead in Bangladesh after the sinking of a passenger ferry collided with a ship, police said. The MV Mostofa, from Rajbari district, was heading Paturia, about 30 miles away, by the Padma river when it suffered a collision with a merchant ship and sank...

Shipwreck in coast of Libya leaves more than 200 dead immigrants

More than 200 migrants have disappeared in the shipwreck of two boats on the coast of Libya, according to nine survivors rescued by Italian coastguards, said this Wednesday several international organizations. “There are nine, safe and sound after four days at sea. The...

Unmanned ship with 450 people on board is adrift at Italian coasts

The merchant ship abandoned by its crew with 450 migrants on board, which was approaching the Italian coast, suffers breakdowns of their machines and is adrift, announced the peninsular Air Force. A helicopter was sent to the ship carrying sailors attempting to take control, said...

Number of deaths in Greek ferry fire rises to 12

Ten people died in total on Sunday, in the fire at the “Norman Atlantic” ferry, off the Albanian coast on the Adriatic Sea and 427 were rescued, but uncertainty remains about the actual number of passengers on board. The previous balance counted eight dead, but...

Four bodies are recovered from ferry burnt down in Greek coast

The Greek Minister of the Sea, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, announced on Monday that four more bodies were recovered during the salvage operation of hundreds of passengers who were on the burnt ferry Norman Atlantic, raising the death toll to five. “The Italian authorities...

Italian ferry with 478 passengers caught fire in Greek coast

Hundreds of people remained blocked on Sunday afternoon in difficult weather conditions, aboard an Italian ferry that caught fire off the Greek coast due to a fire that was traveling from Greek port of Patras to Ancona, in Italy, reported authorities of the country. Rescuers were...

Vessel with 250 African migrants shipwrecked off the Libyan coast

A boat with 250 African migrants sank on Sunday off the coast of Libya, as explained a spokesman for the Navy of the country. The ship sank near Tajoura, east of Tripoli, the capital. So far, only 36 people have been rescued, according to the spokesman of the Libyan Naval Forces,...

Bangladesh Shipwreck leaves two people dead

A passenger boat they were traveling about 250 people in the Padma river, passing through the center of Bangladesh, has foundered on Monday, leaving at least two people dead, officials said. The Pinak-6 ship sank this morning (local time) when was traveling between the towns of...
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