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Flashback in maritime history - Passenger ship SS Yarmouth Castle, fire and sinking – 13 Nov. 1965 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The steamship Yarmouth Castle was built in 1927 and was christened Evangeline. At that time Evangeline and Yarmouth, her sister ship, operated on the Boston to Yarmouth, NS route of...

Flashback in maritime history - Princess Sophia sinking, claiming 364 lives 25 Oct. 1918

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Princess Sophia departed Skagway at 10:10 pm on October 23, 1918, three hours behind schedule. Captain Leonard Locke was at the helm, with over twenty-five...

Flashback in maritime history - Sinking of ferry George Prince, with 76 lives lost 20 October 1976

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 20 October 1976, the ferry George Prince sank in the Mississippi River near Luling, Louisiana following a collision with the tankship Frosta. Of the 94 persons...

Flashback in Maritime history - SS Volturno sinking, claiming 136 lives 09 Oct. 1913

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) SS Volturno was an ocean liner that burned and sank in the North Atlantic in October 1913. She was a Royal Line ship under charter to...

Flashback in maritime history - Hijacking of Achille Lauro 7 October 1985 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 7 October 1985, four members of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) hijacked the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro when it was in the Mediterranean Sea...

Flashback in maritime history - MS Prinsendam fire and sinking 4 October 1980 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The cruise ship Prinsendam was built in 1973 for Holland America Line. It was somewhat smaller than average size for its day, carrying about 350 passengers...

Flashback in maritime history - MS Estonia sinking on 28 September 1994 claiming 852 lives (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The sinking of the ferry vessel MS Estonia in the Baltic Sea is an accident that will haunt the maritime domain for long...

Flashback in maritime history: Le Joola, Senegalese ferry capsized with death toll of nearly 2000, 26 Sept. 2002 (video)

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Senegalese government-owned ferry capsized off the coast of The Gambia on September 26, 2002, resulting in the deaths of at least 1,863 people. The...

Flashback in maritime history - Toya Maru Japanese ferry sinking, resulting in 1500 deaths, 26 Sept. 1954

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Tōya Maru was a Japanese train ferry constructed by the Japanese National Railways which sank during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait between the Japanese...

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Study: Cruise sector emissions reduction strategies

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) A new Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) report, undertaken by Oxford Economics, says that the industry has already invested over $23.5 billion in...
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