Maritime Accident News Today – 23 October 2007

Fatal ship in £155M coke haul
Sunday Mirror – UK
A freighter involved in a fatal accident has been seized off the coast of West Africa with cocaine worth £155million on board. Much of the stash found on

Up to 31 dead in Indonesia ferry accident
Radio AustraliaAustralia
Indonesia’s Transport Ministry says that only 60 people were recorded on the ship’s manifest before it capsized carrying an estimated 188 passengers. 

Official: 24 Drown Off Mexico Coast
The Associated Press –
The survivor was a 24-year-old Honduran woman who said the ship departed from Guatemala and that it capsized on Tuesday with more than 20 people aboard, .

Two dead in fishing boat accident
Earthtimes – London,UK
NEW YORK, Oct. 22 A fisherman aboard a capsized boat in New York survived for an hour and a half in an air bubble in the ship’s cabin. 


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