Boat accident

Death toll from Indonesian boat accident climbs to 54: Official

Death toll from Indonesian boat accident climbs to 54: Official

The death toll from a speedboat accident in Indonesia has climbed to 54, an official said on Friday, after dozens of bodies were found floating in the ocean.

Nov 04, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

Boat sinks off Indonesian island killing 18 migrant workers

 A speedboat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia sank off an Indonesian island on Wednesday, killing 18 of them, police said.

Nov 02, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Boat in fatal Thai accident was overcrowded, piloted recklessly: Police

The accident happened on Sunday on the Chao Phraya River in Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site located some 80 km north of the Thai capital of Bangkok.
 

Sep 19, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Eight dead, 20 missing in Malaysia boat accident

The boat carrying 62 people -- all Indonesians and thought to be illegal immigrants -- capsized due to strong waves late on Saturday night.

Jul 25, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

South Korean ferry victim families scuffle with police

Relatives of the victims of last year`s ferry disaster scuffled with riot police at a protest in Seoul on Saturday, after the crowd attempted to march to the president`s residence.

Apr 11, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

170 migrants feared lost at sea off Libya: Coastguard

A Libyan coastguard official said on Friday a boat carrying 200 illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa was feared lost at sea off the capital Tripoli, with 170 people still missing.

Aug 23, 2014, 06:24 AM IST

Ten foreigners, five locals missing as Indonesia tour boat sinks

Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat sank between islands in the east of the country, while 10 others had been rescued, search and rescue officials said.

Aug 17, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Varanasi boat capsize: 5 more bodies recovered, 7 missing

The bodies of five more persons were fished out of the Ganga river while a search was on to trace the seven others who had gone missing after a boat capsized in the river near Shooltankeshwar area.

Aug 07, 2014, 23:39 PM IST

Head of Korea ferry company on trial

The head of the operator of the South Korean ferry that sank in April with the loss of nearly 300 lives went on trial Friday on charges of criminal negligence.

Jun 20, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents

Malaysian authorities said Friday a 15th body was found and 27 people remain missing from two boat accidents, at a time when Indonesian illegal migrant workers head home for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Jun 20, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

35 missing in two boat accidents off Malaysia

Malaysian authorities on Thursday were searching for 35 people missing at sea following two boat accidents at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Jun 19, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident: Police

Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank Friday off eastern Indonesia, police said.

Apr 18, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Mar 25, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Mar 25, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Four die, 7 go missing as boat capsizes near Indo-Nepal border

At least four persons, including a child were killed and seven others went missing when an overloaded boat capsized near the Indo-Nepal border, police said on Sunday.

Mar 02, 2014, 17:40 PM IST

Two killed in Turkish tugboat accident, say reports

Turkey`s state-run agency says a military tugboat has capsized, killing a soldier and a shipyard worker. Six other people are reported missing in the accident.

Dec 24, 2013, 00:33 AM IST

18 dead in Nigeria river boat accident

Eighteen people died when a boat carrying some 70 passengers capsised on the Niger River in central Nigeria, an official said on Sunday, a week after 42 perished in a similar incident.

Oct 06, 2013, 23:53 PM IST

One missing after boat sinks in Hong Kong: Official

One person was missing after a boat sank in Hong Kong waters on Saturday, after a fatal ferry crash last October put the spotlight on the city`s maritime safety.

Aug 03, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Death toll in Indonesia boat sinking climbs to 18

The death toll from a boat accident in the Indonesian part of Borneo island rose to 18 on Friday with five people still missing, a provincial governor said.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Boat carrying illegal immigrants capsizes in Gabon, 30 dead

At least 30 people died when a boat, carrying 60 illegal immigrants, capsized off the coast of Gabon, a west African country, Xinhua reported.

Mar 22, 2013, 09:18 AM IST