Cruise ship accidents

The cruise liner Norwegian Epic at port in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday June 9, 2019, after a search for a missing Korean passenger in the Mediterranean Sea was called off. The Norwegian cruise operator said Sunday in a Tweet statement that a Korean woman passenger went overboard Saturday during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search has been called off without her being found. (ATLAS via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 5:32 pm
MADRID (AP) — A cruise ship passenger went overboard during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search for the missing Korean woman was called off without her being found, the cruise operator said Sunday.. Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a photographed statement that said the woman went into the...
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Specialists prepare a 200-ton lift capacity crane named Clark Adam for retrieving the sunk shipwreck at Margaret Bridge, the scene of the deadly boat accident in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 8, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube on May 29. The body of seven tourists on board were retrieved on that night, seven tourists survived, 21 persons, including the two Hungarian crews went missing. Twelve more victims have been found and identified since then. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 3:29 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the confirmed death toll to 20. Police said Sunday that...
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Specialists prepare a 200-ton lift capacity crane named Clark Adam for retrieving the sunk shipwreck at Margaret Bridge, the scene of the deadly boat accident in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 8, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube on May 29. The body of seven tourists on board were retrieved on that night, seven tourists survived, 21 persons, including the two Hungarian crews went missing. Twelve more victims have been found and identified since then. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 3:26 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the confirmed death toll to 20. Police said Sunday that...
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A power shovel fixed on a pontoon and members of the rescue team works in River Danube near Margaret Bridge, the scene of a boat accident, in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, June 7, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in River Danube at a pier of Margaret Bridge on May 29, killing at least nineteen tourists. Seven tourists were injured, 9 persons went missing. (Marton Monus/MTI via AP)
June 07, 2019 - 9:29 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A huge floating crane in Budapest has arrived to the Danube River location of a sunken tour boat which divers are preparing to be lifted off the river floor. The crane was positioning itself Friday near Margit Bridge, waiting for the threading of wires under the boat and...
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A power shovel fixed on a pontoon at work, at the scene of a boat accident, on River Danube in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 6, 2019. A Hungarian rescue official says divers are setting up harnesses and lifting points on the sunken tour boat in the Danube River so it can be raised by a massive floating crane. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 5:37 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The death toll from last week's Danube River crash between a sightseeing boat and a cruise ship has risen by four to 19, Hungarian police said Thursday. Police said the body of a female South Korean tourist was found in Budapest, while the remains of one of the two...
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A power shovel fixed on a pontoon at work, at the scene of a boat accident, on River Danube in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 6, 2019. A Hungarian rescue official says divers are setting up harnesses and lifting points on the sunken tour boat in the Danube River so it can be raised by a massive floating crane. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 2:40 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Ukrainian captain of the cruise ship involved in last week's deadly collision with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River was also involved in a crash in the Netherlands on April 1, Budapest's Chief Prosecution Office said Thursday. The news came as Hungarian...
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A boat taking part in the rescue operations is anchored under Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube at a pier of Margaret Bridge on May 29, killing at least seven tourists. Seven other tourists were injured, 21 persons, including the two crew members, went missing. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 3:44 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South Korean tourists were rescued after the May 29...
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A corpse freed from the shipwreck is covered with a black sheet at Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube at a pier of Margaret Bridge on May 29, killing at least seven tourists. Seven other tourists were injured, 21 persons, including the two crew members, went missing. Two bodies have been found on June 3 and one more today so far, reducing the number of missing persons to eighteen. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
June 04, 2019 - 12:42 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the sunken tour boat in Hungary's capital (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Hungarian police say the confirmed death toll from the Danube River tour boat that collided with a large cruise ship grew to 11 after they recovered another body. The remains of a South...
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A Hungarian rescue team works from a barge anchored in the Danube river where a sightseeing boat had capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 3, 2019. Hungarian officials say exploratory dives have begun in the Danube river in attempts to recover any bodies still in the sightseeing boat that sank last week carrying Korean tourists. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
June 03, 2019 - 4:11 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on salvage efforts at site of sunken tour boat in Hungary's capital (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Hungarian police say divers have recovered a ninth body from the Danube River accident in which a sightseeing boat sank after colliding with a large cruise ship...
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A cruise ship passes by St. Mark's Square filled with tourists, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. Groups that want to ban cruise ships on Venice's busy canals say a collision that injured four tourists has served as a wake-up call. Opponents say cruise ships are out-of-scale for Venice, cause pollution, threaten the lagoon's ecosystem and dangerous. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn't happen in Venice's busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The 65,500-ton cruise ship that crashed into a much smaller riverboat docked in the canal on Sunday proved them...
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