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VIDEO: Typhoon Haishen Smashes Into Korea

Flooding port city Ulsan

PortandTerminal.com, September 8, 2020 South Korea reeling as Typhoon Haishen moves along the Korean Peninsula making landfall at port city of Ulsan SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Typhoon Haishen slammed the Korean Peninsula on Monday morning (Sept 7) bringing with it high winds and heavy rains after battering Japan’s south coast overnight. The storm made landfall near the South Korean port …

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BREAKING: Yemen’s Houthi rebels seize ship in Red Sea

PortandTerminal.com, November 18, 2019 RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Reuters and Al Jazeera are reporting that Yemeni Houthi forces seized a “suspect vessel” in the Red Sea. The Houthis are saying though that it will be released it if it proves to belong to South Korea after legal procedures are completed. Saudi Arabia’s state-run news agency, Saudi Press Agency, quoted coalition …

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Captain expected to face charges over Danube cruise disaster

October 15, 2019 by Reuters BUDAPEST, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Hungarian prosecutors are expected to charge the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel on the River Danube, killing 28 mostly Korean tourists, after police finished their investigation, officials said on Tuesday. The tourist boat Mermaid, with 35 people on board, sank in seconds in May …

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Watch the moment Stolt tanker exploded into fireball

PortandTerminal.com, October 2, 2019 New video of the horrific Stolt oil tanker explosion was released today by Tradewinds showing the moment the Stolt Groenland oil tanker exploded into a fireball. The blast, which occurred on September 28th sparked a raging fire that spread to a nearby vessel, leaving 18 people injured. The 25,000 dwt Stolt Groenland chemical tanker A new …

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Fire on oil tankers at South Korean port injures nine

PortandTerminal.com, September 28, 2019 A huge blast on an oil tanker at the South Korean port of Ulsan Saturday, September 28, sparked a raging fire that spread to a nearby vessel, leaving 18 people injured. One sailor is reported to be fighting for his life. The explosion occurred on the Stolt Groenland, a 25,000-tonne, Cayman Island-flagged oil tanker, at the …

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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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Death toll hits 9 in Budapest tour boat crash, as divers recover more bodies

PortandTerminal.com, June 3, 2019 The death toll in last week’s tour boat crash on Budapest’s Danube River has risen to nine after divers on Monday pulled two more bodies from the waterway where the vessel sank, Hungarian officials said. The agency leading the salvage operations said Hungarian divers found the eighth body in the water Monday morning during an inspection of the …

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