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Viking ferry runs aground off Finland – all passengers safe

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PortandTerminal.com, September 21, 2020 Viking Line ferry MS Amorella grounded in the Baltic Sea off Åland, Finland with 200 passengers and 80 crew HELSINKI, FINLAND – A ferry operated by Finnish company Viking Line has run aground in the Åland Islands waters between Finland and Sweden, Finnish authorities said. The ship, MS Amorella, grounded south of Långnäs on 20 September …

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LEAKED VIDEO: Ferry disaster that killed 32 caught on CCTV in Bangladesh

PortandTerminal.com, June 30, 2020 DHAKA, BANGLADESH – A security camera video has revealed the terrifying moments of how a passenger ferry, Morning Bird, sank in just 20 seconds after being hit by another vessel, on the Buriganga river in Bangladesh. At least 32 people were killed in the incident. Moyur-2, the larger vessel which rammed the ferry, which was speeding …

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Bringing up the bodies in Budapest ferry disaster

PortandTerminal.com, June 10, 2019 Search operations continue near the Margaret bridge on the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized in Budapest, Hungary, June 2, 2019 Budapest, Hungary – Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and …

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Hungary tourist boat accident: Unnamed Captain also involved in Dutch boat crash

PortandTerminal.com, June 6, 2019 The captain of a cruise ship involved in a fatal crash in Budapest last week was behind a similar collision in the Netherlands in April, prosecutors said Budapest, Hungary – The Viking Sigyn crashed into a tourist boat, the Mermaid, on the Danube, on 29 May. The Mermaid then sank, killing 28. The captain, a 64-year-old …

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Police Arrest Cruise Ship Captain After Deadly Collision in Hungary

PortandTerminal.com, June 2, 2019 A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger ship that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board. The Hungarian Parliament building is a highlight of tourists visits to the capital city of Budapest For the South Korean tourists aboard the Mermaid, …

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Korean ferry deaths in Hungary touch raw nerve in South Korea, 5 years after Sewol tragedy that killed 304 teens

PortandTerminal.com, June 1, 2019 The sinking last week of a tourist ferry carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary has touched a raw nerve in South Korea. Many are still deeply traumatized by a 2014 ferry sinking that killed 304 people, most of whom were young high school students and friends on a field trip together. April 16, 2014 Five years …

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