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MARINE ACCIDENTS

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JAPAN / History / Japan Times Gone By
Feb 1, 2024
Japan Times 1924: Rescue workers toiling to save eighteen lives
Workers are in the news when, 100 years ago, miners await a rescue and, 50 years later, unified strikes take place.
A fishing boat sails near the North Korean Special Economic Zone of Rason City, northeast of Pyongyang, in September 2011.
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 29, 2023
South Korean military says assisted stranded North Korean vessel
The crew on the North Korean vessel said they had been stranded for 10 days and expressed a wish to return home.
Philippine Coast Guard personnel retrieve the body of a crew member of a Filipino fishing boat on Wednesday. Three fishermen are dead after their boat was "rammed" by a foreign commercial vessel in the South China Sea, the Philippine Coast Guard said on October 4.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 4, 2023
Three Filipino fishermen dead after boat 'rammed' in South China Sea
Manila said the vessel that collided with the boat in the flash point waterway was an oil tanker registered under the flag of the Marshall Islands.
Japanese cargo ship Wakashio is seen broken into two off the coast of Mauritius on Aug. 15, 2020.
JAPAN
Sep 28, 2023
Search for cell signal caused Japan ship's 2020 oil spill: report
The board also said that COVID-19 travel restrictions and border closures may have slowed containment efforts after the massive spill.
The Kazu I tour boat is lifted from the surface of the sea off the coast of Shari, Hokkaido, in May 2022.
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2023
Hokkaido tour boat sinking caused by safety gaps, report says
The operator of the Kazu I sightseeing tour boat, which sank off Hokkaido last year, had no safety management system, according to a government report
A Japan Coast Guard patrol ship conducts a search on Friday near the Izumi Maru, which capsized in the Kii Channel off Wakayama Prefecture.
JAPAN
Aug 25, 2023
Two missing after cargo ship capsizes off western Japan
Three other crew members were rescued after the vessel collided with another freighter off Wakayama Prefecture.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 1, 2023
Survivors of Greece boat disaster say coast guard tow toppled boat
A disastrous coast guard towing attempt was recounted in six of the nine statements from survivors submitted to Greek judicial officials investigating the causes of the tragedy.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 29, 2023
Presumed human remains and shattered Titanic submersible brought ashore
The evidence will be transported by a Coast Guard cutter to a U.S. port for analysis and testing by a marine board of investigation.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 24, 2023
Five deaths at sea gripped the world. Hundreds of others got a shrug.
On one vessel, five people died on a very expensive excursion. On the other, perhaps 500 people died on a squalid and perilous voyage. But it was the first that drew the world"s attention.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 24, 2023
Industry faces scrutiny after Titanic sub disaster
But even as industry leaders braced for that increased scrutiny, they said it was difficult to forecast what sort of changes may come.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 23, 2023
All five on Titanic sub dead after 'catastrophic' implosion
The somber announcement ended a multinational search-and-rescue operation that captivated the world since the tiny tourist craft went missing four days ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 19, 2023
Seven missing divers safe off Okinawa after coast guard rescue
At around 11:50 a.m., a diving boat instructor reported that seven divers were missing on the north side of a coral reef.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 24, 2023
Establishing criminal case against Hokkaido boat operator over accident proving difficult
Investigators are finding it difficult to establish a criminal case against the president of a tour boat operator over a fatal accident off Hokkaido.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 24, 2023
Victims remembered one year after Hokkaido boat accident
Participants observed a moment of silence for the repose of the victims" souls and prayed for the early discovery of those still missing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2023
Search continues for GSDF chopper after body reported in waters off Okinawa
The SDF and coast guard have searched the area with several vessels and aircraft, including a submarine, with at least part of the helicopter thought to have sunk to the ocean floor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2023
Body reported in waters near where GSDF chopper disappeared
The search for the missing personnel continued Saturday with its focus shifting to the seabed, with at least part of the helicopter thought to have sunk to the ocean floor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2023
SDF chopper goes missing near Okinawa with 10 members aboard
The UH-60JA chopper, carrying several Ground Self-Defense Force members, disappeared from radar at around 4:30 p.m., according to the GSDF.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 28, 2023
One dead, one missing after sightseeing boat capsizes in Hozu River near Kyoto
The boat was carrying around 30 people and cruising down the river when it ran aground and capsized around noon, according to the Hozu River pleasure boat association.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 6, 2023
One dead, six missing as boat capsizes off disputed Senkaku Islands
The overturned boat was spotted Sunday afternoon, drifting in waters north of the islands by a Japanese navy patrol in the area.
Japan Times
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Mar 3, 2023
Pakistani field hockey player Shahida Raza was seeking better life before migrant shipwreck near Italy
Raza was one of two nationals that Pakistan"s foreign ministry said died in the shipwreck.

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