Cruise ship accidents

A crane lifts the sightseeing boat out of the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Eight people are still missing from the May 29 collision between the Hableany (Mermaid) sightseeing boat and the Viking Sigyn river cruise ship at Budapest's Margit Bridge. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 11, 2019 - 2:24 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 8 a.m. The bodies of four victims appear to have been recovered from the sunken Danube River tour boat being brought to the surface in Hungary's capital. Rescue personnel could be...
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A crane lifts the sightseeing boat out of the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Eight people are still missing from the May 29 collision between the Hableany (Mermaid) sightseeing boat and the Viking Sigyn river cruise ship at Budapest's Margit Bridge. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 11, 2019 - 1:45 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The wreckage of a tour boat that sank in the Danube River on May 29 after a deadly collision was being lifted out of the river Tuesday morning in the Hungarian capital. A huge floating crane, barges and rescue personnel were seen working early in the morning at Budapest's...
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A crane float on the Danube river under the Margaret Bridge where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 10, 2019. A huge floating crane is in place at Margit Bridge as preparations continue to lift the boat off the river floor. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 11, 2019 - 12:51 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a fatal collision. A huge floating crane, barges and rescue personnel could be seen early Tuesday at Budapest's Margit Bridge, where a sightseeing boat sank...
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Preparations are made to lift the sunk shipwreck at Margaret Bridge, the scene of the deadly boat accident in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 10, 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, 2019. (Tamas Soki/MTI via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 11:56 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian rescuers say that preparations to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River are mostly finished and the lifting of the wreckage is "not far" from happening. Rescue spokesman Nandor Jasenszky said Monday that wire straps to raise the Hableany (Mermaid) have...
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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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