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Dutch Suspend Search for Victims of North Sea Ship Collision

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescuers have called off a search for six missing crewmembers after a ship collision that killed five in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. Dutch Coast Guard officials said Thursday that given the frigid water temperature and the time that has passed, it is unlikely more survivors will be found. Rescue efforts were hampered […]

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Search Continues for Victims of North Sea Ship Collision

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers are investigating the site of a ship collision in the North Sea off the Dutch coast, where seven crew members are missing after a frigid night at sea. Officials say it is unlikely they will find survivors. Thirteen crew members from the cargo ship Baltic Ace were rescued by helicopter Wednesday and expected to […]

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3 Dead, 8 Missing in North Sea Maritime Collision

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescuers pulled at least three bodies from the North Sea late Wednesday and were searching for eight other crew members of a cargo ship that sank off the Dutch coast after colliding with another ship. In the operation, the Dutch Coast Guard deployed helicopters to pull 13 survivors from the cargo ship Baltic Ace. The […]

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2 Cargo Ships Collide in North Sea, Rescue Under Way

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The Dutch Coast Guard mounted a rescue operation Wednesday in the North Sea, after two cargo ships collided off the southern coast of the Netherlands. Reports late Wednesday quote Coast Guard officials as saying they believe the cargo ship “Baltic Ace” was sinking some 50 kilometers from the Dutch port of Rotterdam, after colliding with […]

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Turkish Merchant Ship Collides With Albanian Ferry, 8 Missing

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A Turkish merchant ship has collided with a ferry off the coast of Albania, leaving eight sailors from the Turkish ship missing. The Maltese-flagged Turkish vessel, the Reina 1, sank immediately after the collision Thursday in the Adriatic Sea, about 30 kilometers off the Albanian port of Durres. Two rescued crew members said the merchant […]

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Four Killed in Netherlands Boat Crash

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the Netherlands say four men were killed when a speedboat collided with a cargo ship in the Meuse River. The collision occurred Monday night and three survivors from the speedboat, who were not seriously injured, managed to get aboard the freighter. The cause of the crash is still unknown but authorities are continuing […]

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4 Killed in Alaska Plane Collision

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal aviation officials say two small airplanes collided above Alaska Saturday afternoon, killing four people in one of the planes. Authorities say a Cessna 180 crashed to the ground and burned, killing all four people on board. Earlier reports said two people had died. Officials say the second plane, a Cessna 206, was badly […]

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2 Small Planes Collide Over Alaska

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal aviation officials say two small airplanes collided above Alaska Saturday afternoon. Authorities say one of the planes crashed to the ground and burned, killing at least two people. Officials say the second plane maintained flight and returned to the international airport in Anchorage, where it landed safely. Authorities say the downed airplane was […]

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Bus Crash in Sudan Kills 28

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials say two buses have collided on a road near the border between southern Sudan and Uganda, killing at least 28 people. A Ugandan police spokesman said the two buses hit each other Friday some 50 kilometers from the Ugandan border in southern Sudan. He says at 17 of those killed were Ugandans. Road accidents […]

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