Cruise ship accidents

May 14, 2019 - 11:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a midair collision of two sightseeing floatplanes in Alaska that killed at least four people (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The Coast Guard says two more bodies have been recovered after two floatplanes collided in Alaska, bringing the death toll to six. Coast...
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Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon and was dropped off by a U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot response boat. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
May 14, 2019 - 11:44 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal airplane accident investigators was expected to arrive in Alaska on Tuesday to investigate the cause of a midair collision between two sightseeing planes that killed at least four people. The four died when the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists...
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Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon and was dropped off by a U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot response boat. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
May 13, 2019 - 11:54 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three people were killed after two sightseeing airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided in midair Monday near a southeast Alaska town, the Coast Guard said. Three others are missing after the collision about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Ketchikan, Coast Guard Lt...
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The cruise ship Viking Sky arrives at port off Molde, Norway, Sunday March 24, 2019, after the problems in heavy seas off Norway's western coast. Rescue helicopters took more than 475 passengers from a cruise ship that got stranded off Norway's western coast in bad weather before the vessel departed for a nearby port under escort and with nearly 900 people still on board, the ship's owner said Sunday. (Svein Ove Ekornesvag/NTB scanpix via AP)
March 24, 2019 - 11:43 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship that was stranded off the coast of Norway (all times local): 16:25 p.m. Accompanied by tug boats, the Viking Sky cruise ship has limped into the Norwegian port of Molde more than a day after issuing a mayday call in a storm that led...
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This photo provided by Michal Stewart shows passengers on board the Viking Sky, waiting to be evacuated, off the coast of Norway on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from the disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation. (Michal Stewart via AP)
March 24, 2019 - 6:37 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — More than 450 passengers were airlifted off a cruise ship that got stranded off Norway's western coast in bad weather before the rescue operation was suspended Sunday so the vessel could be towed to a nearby port, Norwegian authorities said. Five helicopters flying in the...
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In this March 4, 2019, photo, Jamie Adams shows some intact beer bottles recovered from the shipwreck of the SS Oregon at his St. James Brewery in Holbrook, N.Y. Adams created an ale called Deep Ascent using the yeast from the bottles recovered from the Liverpool-to-New York luxury liner that sank off Fire Island in 1886. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 15, 2019 - 1:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An ale introduced at a New York craft beer festival this month comes with an intriguing backstory — brewed from yeast in beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the ocean floor for 131 years. Long Island brewer Jamie Adams created Deep Ascent ale using yeast...
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December 19, 2018 - 4:21 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A cruise company says an autistic 22-year-old missing since Sunday had climbed over a ship's deck rail, going overboard during a cruise from Alabama to the western Caribbean. Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line provided a statement from Luke Renner's family, sent by a public...
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The lifeless body of a passenger lies next to an overturned bus in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. The bus carrying cruise ship passengers to the Mayan ruins at Chacchoben in eastern Mexico flipped over on the highway early Tuesday. (Novedades de Quintana Roo via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 5:18 pm
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Driver negligence and speed caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, officials said Wednesday. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said a...
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The lifeless body of a passenger lies next to an overturned bus, as ambulances, firefighters and police stand by in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. The bus carrying cruise ship passengers to the Mayan ruins at Chacchoben in eastern Mexico flipped over on the highway early Tuesday. (Novedades de Quintana Roo via AP)
December 19, 2017 - 9:23 pm
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A bus carrying cruise ship passengers on an excursion to Mayan ruins in southeastern Mexico flipped over on a narrow highway Tuesday, killing 11 travelers and their guide and injuring about 20 others, officials said. Seven Americans and two Swedes were among the injured, said...
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BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - This video frame shows an injured woman lying on the road next to the overturned bus she was traveling in, in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19 2017. At least 12 people died when the bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Stringer)
December 19, 2017 - 4:31 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the crash of a bus carrying tourists in eastern Mexico (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An American cruise passenger visiting Mexico says a bus that flipped over on the way to Mayan ruins crashed on a dry road and he didn't see any sign that other vehicles were involved...
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