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Casualties – 4th body recovered from Ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA update no 1 – 24.02.2022

On Thursday 24th February, 2022 rescue crews have recovered a fourth body from the ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA that caught fire while sailing from Igoumenitsa, Greece to Brindisi, Italy last Friday 18th February. The body was found in the ship third garage, Greek Authorities said, bringing the total number of unaccounted passengers to seven. Earlier authorities …

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Fishing Vessels – SLEBECH

One of the fishing vessels that used to be in Malta was the 1974 built longliner SLEBECH. She was built in Spain by Astilleros Del Atlantico at Santander as BETI DONOSTI for the Spanish based Fishing Company – Laurak Bat Fisheries and then she was sold to Betty Fisheries in 1980 and renamed SLEBECH homeported …

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Casualties – Indonesian Navy Submarine sunk with all 53 souls – April 2021.

Debris believed to be from the missing Indonesian navy submarine KRI NANGGALA 402 has been found, Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Yudo Margono told a news conference on Saturday 24th April, 2021. Six pieces of debris believed to be from the submarine, which was lost in the Bali Sea on Wednesday, were presented to journalists.The latest update …

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Casualties – Lift Boat SEACOR POWER capsize with 1 fatal and 12 missing – 13.04.2021

In the afternoon of Tuesday 13th April, 2021 around 1330 hrs the lift boat SEACOR POWER left Port Fourchon with 19 crew bound to Main Pass, about 25 miles to the east. At 1628 hrs, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) received a distress call from a good Samaritan reporting that the lift boat capsized …

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Casualties – GULF LIVESTOCK 1 sank off Japan – 02.09.2020

The 2002 built livestock carrier GULF LIVESTOCK I sank 100 nautical miles west of Amami Ōshima Island in southwest Japan on 2nd September 2020 due to Typhoon Maysak while she was on a passage from Napier, New Zealand to Jintang, China She was built in Germany by the Hegemann Roland shipyard in Berne as the container ship MAERSK WATERFORD with …

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Beirut Blast – Cruise Liner ORIENT QUEEN sinks after the explosion – 04.08.2020

The 121 metre long cruise ship ORIENT QUEEN was berthed at Beirut Port, Lebanon on Tuesday 4th August, 2020 opposite of the massive explosion and has partially sunk to the pier where she was berthed. The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that information from the Philippine Embassy in Beirut indicated that two seafarers …

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Casualties – Missing Sicilian Fishing Boat with 1 corpse found adrift off Ustica, Italy – 14.05.2020

What was the first fishing catch for the crew of the wooden fishing vessel NUOVA ISIDE earlier this week after the COVID-19 emergency, it finished into a disaster with the fishing vessel missing and a lifeless body was found by Guardia Costiera CP 300 Class. 3 were aboard – Capt Matteo Lo Iacono of 53 …

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Naval News – Body Found After NATO Helicopter Crash In Mediterranean – 01.05.2020

The body of the Canadian Armed Forces Marines Systems Engineering Officer, Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, has been found after a military Cyclone Sikorsky CH-148 helicopter crashed in the Ionian Sea. Five other crew members are still missing.  Jody Thomas, Canada’s Deputy Minister of National Defence, said: “This tragedy hits home especially hard, as I know it does …

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AFM – Missing Person Body Found – 08.09.2019

A dead man’s body was found off Malta’s western coast on Sunday 8th September morning, following an Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) helicopter search that began on Saturday. The body is believed to be that of a man who ran into trouble while swimming in the Miġra l-Ferħa, Mtahleb. He was later identified as a …

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AS9211 Armed Forces of Malta Aérospatiale SA 316B Alouette III joins Search and Rescue Mission AS 9211 with callsign MISSION 11 is doing the SAR mission for the missing Frenchman that jumped into the sea from the Turkish Gullet (Short Sea Ferry Boat) last night after a boat party. Archived image of AS 9211 SA …

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