Ferry Mercraft 3 Sinks Philippines December 21, 2017
Cruise Ship Sinking

Five Dead After Ferry Sinks

December 22, 2017 Janet Cole

The ferry Mercraft 3 sank in the Philippines (see video below) around 1100 hours on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The ferry had been traveling on rough seas from Ungos port in Real, a town east […]

Aqua Expeditions Aqua Amazon Cruise Ship Fire Explosion Sinking July 16 2016
Cruise Ship Fires

Seven Dead After Cruise Ship Explosion

July 16, 2017 Janet Cole

It was one year ago today in cruise history,  when seven crew members were killed and thirteen were injured after Aqua Expeditions cruise ship Aqua Amazon caught fire,  exploded and sank in the port of […]

Typhoon Fengshen June 21 2008
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Princess Of Star Sinking

June 21, 2017 Janet Cole

On This Day in Cruise History: Nine years ago today, the Princess Of Star sank on June 21, 2008. Everything that could wrong, did go wrong for the crew of the M/V Princess Of Star. The […]

Cruise Crime

GUILTY! Costa Concordia Captain Convicted

February 11, 2015 Janet Cole

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino has been convicted for numerous charges and sentenced in an Italian court. Schettino wasn’t present to hear . Case History The cruise ship Costa Concordia nightmare took place off the coast of Italy near Giglio […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Versace Amara Sinks

August 18, 2014 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Sinking: The  MV Versace Amara sinks Saturday, after puncturing hull on a reef just off a volcanic island. There were 20 passengers and five crew aboard. Around 0100 hours on Saturday, August 16, 2014, the […]