Minggu, 15 Januari 2012

List of Worst Ship Accident in a Decade

Costa Concordia Cruise Ship
Costa Concordia cruise ship hit a reef in the sea off Tuscany, Italy, Friday evening, January 13, 2012. As a result, the hull was torn along the 50 meters. The incident left three people dead and 40 others still missing.

Costa Concordia carrying more than 4,000 passengers and crew. They consist of a thousand passengers from Italy, 500 Germans, 160 French, 126 Americans, and about a thousand crew members.

The incident adds to a long list of calamities that befell the ship in the last decade.

July 10, 2011
A passenger plane sank in the River Volga, Russia. As a result, 122 people were killed.

June 21, 2008
The ferry Princess of the Star upside down on the coast of the Philippines due to typhoon hit. More than 800 people were killed in the crash.

26 September 2002
Senegal ferry overturned in the Gambia. As a result, more than 1,800 people were killed.

May 21, 1996
A ferry sank in Lake Victoria in east Africa. The crash killed 800 people.

28 September 1994
The ferry Estonia sank due to a storm in the Baltic Sea. As a result, 852 people were killed.

February 16, 1993
Overloaded ferry sinks between Jeremie passengers and Port-au-Princa, Haiti. An estimated 500-700 people were killed.

7 April 1990
The fire occurred in the Scandinavian Star ferry en route from Oslo to the Fredrikshavn, Denmark, in the North Sea. As a result, 159 people were killed.

December 20, 1987
Dona Paz ferry crashed into the tanker MT Victor in the Philippines. As a result, 4340 people drowned.

August 31, 1986
Soviet passenger ship Admiral Nakhimov collided with another ship in the Black Sea. Both ships sank, killing more than 448 people.

May 25, 1986
More than 600 people were killed when a ferry sank in the Meghna River in Bangladesh.

January 27, 1981
Tampomas II ship on fire and sank in the Java Sea. As a result, 580 people were killed.

January 25, 1956
Two passenger ships, Andre Doria and Stockholm, collisions in Massachusetts. As a result, the ship Andrea Doria sank, killing 46 people from 1706 passengers and crew.

May 29, 1914
A steamship Empress of Ireland collided with a ship in Quebec. The ship sank within 14 minutes, killing 1012 people.

12 April 1912
Titanic crashed into a mountain in the Atlantic and sank. As a result, 1496 people were killed.

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