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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...

Flashback in maritime history - Fire on SS Morro Castle on 8 September 1934 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The passenger/cargo ship SS Morro Castle caught fire and burned on 8 September 1934, while on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to New York. The origin...

Flashback in maritime history - Sinking of SS Princess Alice on the river Thames, resulting in 650 deaths, 03 Sept. 1878 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The passenger paddle steamer Princess Alice was built in 1865. It operated primarily as an excursion steamer on the River Thames, carrying sightseers from London to...

COVID-19: EU Guidance for Cruise Ship Operations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) European Maritime Safety Agency guidance on the gradual and safe resumption of operations of cruise ships in the European Union in relation to...

Flashback in maritime history: Sinking of M/V Sewol, on 16 April 2014

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) M/V Sewol  was a ferry that was built by the Japanese company Hayashikane Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd in 1994. She could carry 921...

Flashback in maritime history - Sinking of SS La Bourgogne, 4 July 1898 with the loss of 549 lives

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The La Bourgogne was built in 1885 at the Société Nouvelles de Forges et Chantiers de Médditerranée in La Seyne-sur-Mer, France for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique...

Flashback in maritime history - Andrea Doria/Stockholm collision – 25 July 1956 (video)

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Swedish passenger ship Stockholm and the Italian passenger ship Andrea Doria collided on the edge of a heavy fog bank off Nantucket on 25 July 1956. The Andrea Doria sank...
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