Cruise ship accidents

A rescue crew works on 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 - 9:01 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest on Monday. Divers could be seen entering the water from a pontoon in the river, while empty body bags were visible on a small boat docked next to the pontoon. The Hableany (...
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A diver, center, prepares to submerge into the Danube River under the Margaret Bridge during a search operation where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 3, 2019. Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest. The boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized and sank Wednesday night after colliding with a much larger river cruise ship near the Hungarian Parliament building. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 03, 2019 - 7:14 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on salvage efforts at site of sunken tour boat in Hungary's capital (all times local): 1:10 p.m. 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...
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Members of the Hungarian anti-terrorist unit steer a boat towards the spot in the Danube river where a sightseeing vessel had capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 3, 2019. Hungarian water management authorities said on Sunday, June 2, that the Danube river's high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
June 03, 2019 - 4:32 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest. A diver could be seen Monday morning entering the water from a pontoon in the river, holding on to a ladder in the river as other adjusted his air hose and other equipment...
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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 02, 2019 - 3:53 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed city. The crash happened about...
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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 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed city. The crash happened about...
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The MSC cruise ship Opera is seen after the collision with a tourist boat, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. The towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning. Italian media reported that at least five people were injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30 a.m. on the Giudecca Canal, a major thoroughfare that leads to Saint Mark's Square in the northeastern Italian city. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
June 02, 2019 - 2:13 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Italian media have posted an audio clip of the MSC Opera's pilot telling emergency officials that the cruise ship experienced a loss of controls and "...
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A tourist river boat, left, is dwarfed by the MSC Magnifica cruise ship passing by, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. The towering cruise ship MSC Opera has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 02, 2019 - 10:22 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring four tourists and sparking new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed but strained tourist city. The collision happened...
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The MSC cruise ship Opera is seen after the collision with a tourist boat, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. The towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning. Italian media reported that at least five people were injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30 a.m. on the Giudecca Canal, a major thoroughfare that leads to Saint Mark's Square in the northeastern Italian city. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
June 02, 2019 - 7:58 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Italian officials have immediately called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship...
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Rescue team members are seen on a barge floating on the Danube river where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 1, 2019. As divers descended Friday into the Danube, Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the river in Budapest. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 01, 2019 - 4:50 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian judge on Saturday ordered the formal arrest of a captain whose Viking river cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River, sinking the tourist boat and leaving seven South Koreans dead and 21 other people missing. Authorities said water levels...
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Rescue team members are seen on a barge floating on the Danube river where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 1, 2019. As divers descended Friday into the Danube, Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the river in Budapest. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 01, 2019 - 2:23 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian judge on Saturday ordered the formal arrest of a captain whose Viking river cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River, sinking the tourist boat and leaving seven South Koreans dead and 21 other people missing. Authorities said water levels...
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