As many as 12 people have been killed and 4 more are missing in an unnerving ship sinking incident in East China. Apparently, a fishing boat traveling in Zhejiang Province in China sank with its crew.
On Wednesday a Chinese fishing vessel sank in disputed water near Japan. As a result of this incident, 5 persons went missing prompting a search operation by the Japanese coast guard.
A coal-carrying cargo ship ended up capsized in Bangladesh. The ship MV BB-1148 was carrying 800 tons of coal through the Pashur channel near Mongla Port of Bagerhat in Dhaka when the incident happened.
The iconic Chilkat, Alaska’s state ferry which had long retired from passenger service is now lost forever. Popularly remembered as the first “Blue Canoe” sank in a Windstorm that engulfed the Anacortes of Washington.
A bulk carrier has sunk in the Philippines sea but the crew has been rescued by a fishing vessel. 14 Chinese seafarers and 8 Bangladeshi seafarers were part of the crew at the time of the sinking.
A 71 meters long ferry Agenor Gordilho was sunk in the water off Salvador, Brazil as part of an artificial reef.
A 140-foot offshore vessel Carmen sank near the Albacora oil field in Brazil’s Campos Basin region.
At 10:50 on September 21, the Ningbo Maritime Department received a report informing them of the collision that had occurred along the coast of Xiangshan, Ningbo.
A video clip of livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1 the day before it sunk has gone viral online. The video shows a crew member standing as water rushes into the ship.