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3 Countries to Assess New Info About 1994 Ferry Sinking

STOCKHOLM — The governments of Sweden, Finland and Estonia said Monday they will jointly assess what that they called “new significant information” in connection with one of Europe’s deadliest peacetime maritime disasters, the sinking of a ferry in the Baltic …

All Rescued in Egypt Ferry Fire On the Red Sea

All 1,200 passengers who were on board a ferry that caught fire on the Red Sea en route to Egypt’s port of Nuweiba were rescued and the blaze was quickly extinguished, Egyptian and Jordanian officials said. The passengers from the …

70 People Injured in Hong Kong Ferry Mishap

A high-speed catamaran ferry has slammed into a mooring pillar outside Hong Kong, injuring more than 70 people, including a 70-year-old woman who is in critical condition. The ferry was carrying 140 passengers Friday when it struck the pillar on …

Wyoming Ferry Being Reviewed After Sinking

Grand Teton National Park officials are considering whether to cease operating a replica of the historic Menor’s Ferry. The vessel sank in the Snake River this summer when park staff put the ferry into the river. Mike Nicklas is the …

Tanzania: Over 200 Bodies Recovered from Ferry

A government official says more than 200 bodies have been recovered after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzania coast. Mohammed Aboud Mohammed said Sunday that 192 bodies had been claimed by relatives and 28 more were awaiting identification. The …