A seafarer has survived six days in the open sea after the ship he was on sank in the Bali Strait. Indonesian Nahum Naibahas, 26, known as Riski, was on board the Multi Prima, which sank when it was hit by two-metre high waves on 22 November.
The ship, which was carrying containers, was on its way from Kaohsiung city to Busan Korea when it sank near the Penghu archipelago. The crew of a Taiwanese cargo ship had to be rescued after the ship developed a list and sank in the Taiwanese Strait on Wednesday.
This 15-minute video summarizes the NTSB investigation of the October 1, 2015, sinking of El Faro and the loss of all 33 mariners aboard.
Maritime NZ Acting Director, Stephanie Winson, said the tragedy in Wellington harbour 50 years ago helped change international maritime safety conventions and standards.
At about 1550 hours on 12 January 2018, MPA was informed by three passing merchant vessels that they had rescued 11 persons from a vessel that had sunk in the South China Sea.
The DMAIB considered the total loss of the ships is considered a serious accident of special concern to the potential risk of harm to the marine environment.
Lerwick lifeboat was launched after receiving the call to help five fishermen as their trawler was sinking
At least one person has been died and six others are missing after two cargo vessels sank off the Philippines in separate incidents this week, PCG has said.
Unsafe cargo and unsafe anchorage leads to sinking of a bulk carrier. More than 600 tonnes of oil leaked into the sea and took more than three months to clean up. Learn more about the accident inside.
Watch the launching failure of a beautiful Northern Marine expedition yacht at the dock on her maiden voyage.