Posts Tagged ‘ferry’

Italy to take action against NGO migrant ferry boats to stop the invasion of Europe

The threshold of 100,000 illegal migrants who arrived by sea in Italy this year was crossed on Dec. 21, and the number is not only a symbolic milestone but also serving as a call to action for Italy’s conservative government. The figure of 100,000 can be compared with the 64,055 on the same date a […]

Cooper’s Ferry Site Yields Oldest Stone Weaponry Found in the Americas

Examination of stone tools excavated at the Cooper Ferry’s site in Idaho has revealed the presence of humans in North America 16,000 years ago.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

French company unveils first zero emissions ferry in Marseille

Anchored in port, the ferry runs on electricity. At sea, special filters with sodium bicarbonate reduce its emissions to practically zero. But there is a catch.

MS Estonia: Filmmakers fined for exploring wreck of 1994 ferry disaster

Two Swedish filmmakers have been found guilty of illegally disturbing the MS Estonia ferry, which sank in 1994 killing 852 people. The men had recorded footage of the wreck for a 2020 documentary entitled “Estonia – the discovery that changes everything”. Director Henrik Evertsson and analyst Linus Andersson were arrested in September 2019 after using […]

Fire on Baltic Sea Ferry Is Out, No Injuries

STOCKHOLM—A fire was reported Monday on a passenger ferry carrying nearly 300 people from Sweden to Latvia but officials said the blaze—which they described as “limited”—was put out. No one was reported injured. The ferry was north of Sweden’s Baltic Sea island of Gotland when the fire broke out. No one was evacuated but one […]

Rescue operation launched after fire breaks out on ferry near Sweden

A large rescue operation was launched off the coast of Sweden after a car ferry with 300 people on board caught fire. The fire was swiftly brought under control and there are no reports of any injuries. Maritime authorities say that three helicopters and seven ships had been dispatched to the scene. The ferry will now […]

Greece: More Bodies Found on Burned-Out Ferry, Deaths at 8

A ferry is on fire at the Ionian Sea near the island of Corfu, Greece, on Feb. 18, 2022. (Lazos Mantikos/ via AP) ATHENS, Greece—Fire Service rescuers in western Greece have discovered six more bodies on a ferry severely damaged by a fire en route to Italy last week, raising the death toll to eight. […]

Massive Ferry Fire Kills At Least 39 In Southern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A massive fire swept through a crowded river ferry in southern Bangladesh early Friday, leaving at least 39 people dead and 72 injured, as passengers jumped off the vessel and swam to the shore, officials said. The blaze broke out around 3 a.m. on the MV Avijan-10, which was carrying 800 […]

Indonesia ferry catches fire, passengers jump to sea

Passengers and crew were forced to jump overbroad when a ferry caught fire whilst travelling to a remote island in eastern Indonesia. The KM Karya Indah was carrying nearly 200 people and was headed to the port of Sanana, in the Sula Islands, according to Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency. The rescued passengers were […]

Seven Years since the Sewol Ferry Disaster

April 16, 2021 marks seven years the Sewol ferry disaster, which killed more than 300 people, mostly high school students. This makes us look at how work is progressing during the reign of Moon Jae-in to identify and ultimately punish the perpetrators of this tragedy. From the author’s point of view, the Sewol problem – […]

Police: Man Dies After Jumping from Ferry into New York Harbor

A man died after he reportedly jumped from the Staten Island Ferry into New York Harbor on Saturday, according to law enforcement. New York Police Department (NYPD) harbor launch officers got the 53-year-old out of the water when they responded to reports of a person jumping near the Whitehall Ferry Terminal in Manhattan at 2:00 […]

Mr. Cohen of Ballachulish Ferry

A Torah scroll. Photo: Last week, I gave a Zoom talk for the Scottish Jewish Archive center. I spoke about my experiences as the rabbi of the largest Jewish congregation in Scotland, the Giffnock and Newlands Hebrew Congregation, between 1968 and 1971. This was my first full-time position as a rabbi after I returned […]

Brexit: New ferry freight route opens between France and Ireland

A new freight ferry route linking Ireland and France will open after the end of the Brexit transition period, offering “direct and paperless transport between EU countries”. DFDS, a Danish international shipping and logistics company, said Friday that it would start operating sailings on the route between Dunkirk and Rosslare on 2 January 2021. The […]

MS Estonia: Hull damage not to blame for 1994 ferry disaster, new report finds

The 1994 MS Estonia ferry disaster was not caused by hull damage, a preliminary investigation has found. A report published on the Estonian government website has concluded that the newly-discovered damage was too small to have sunk the ship as quickly as it did. The marks on the ship were first revealed in a September […]

Cargo and ferry route opens between North Korea and Russia

nsnbc : A new passenger and cargo ferry route has been opened between the Russian port of Vladivostok and the ports of Raijn, Vonsan […]

Ferry service opens between N. Korea & Russia’s Vladivostok

Representatives of Chinese and Russian tourism companies were on board the ferry that arrived in Vladivostok on Thursday, RIA Novosti reports, citing the route operator. The first tourists on the first-ever passenger connection between the two countries are expected next week, it added. The route’s launch is slated to “contribute to the development of regional […]

Canary Islands Ferry Smashes Into Wall: Video

A video shows the moment a ferry with 140 passengers on board crashes into a harbor wall. On Friday, the Volcan de Tamasite smashed into the harbor wall in Puerto de La Luz in Las Palmas, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, following a mechanical failure. Mirror reports: Thirteen people were injured in the incident last night as […]

Goldman Sachs to Pay $5 Billion in Damages Over Mortgage Bond Swindling

Goldman Sachs to Pay $5 Billion in Damages Over Mortgage Bond Swindling April 11th, 2016 Via: Reuters: Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the U.S. Department of […]

Face2Face: Real-Time Face Capture and Reenactment of RGB Videos

Face2Face: Real-Time Face Capture and Reenactment of RGB Videos March 19th, 2016 Woh. Via: Stanford: <!– –> <!– AD […]

Egypt receives UNSC non-permanent seat of North Africa Friday

TCP : Egypt’s UN Permanent representative Ambassador Amr Abu Atta will participate in all United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sessions as of Friday after the country has received its UNSC non-permanent seat of North Africa for 2016-2017 term, Youm7 reported. On Oct. 15, Egypt was officially elected to occupy the seat after garnering 179 out […]

A sad, shortsighted species – Veterans Today

An image of a Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria, the bacteria which causes strep throat, seen under a microscope. “Possibly Right Antibiotic, Wrong Dose, Too Many Iterations per Day, Too Many Days, What the Hell!! They yanked my tonsils when I was 20 and the promise of no more sore throats was a damn lie. I’ve been […]

Passengers rescued from grounded ferry

Updated October 06, 2011 13:18:37 Photo: Inspector Peter Harding says the passenger ferry ran aground off Garden Island at about 7:30am (AEST). (AAP – file photo) Maritime Safety Queensland is investigating the grounding of a passenger ferry in Redland Bay off Brisbane. Bay Islands Transit System says no-one was hurt when the ferry Jumpipin hit […]

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