Maritime accidents

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2002 file photo, the U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville lies at anchor in India's southern port of Cochin. The U.S. and Russian militaries accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday, June 7, 2019, after the USS Chancellorsville and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. (AP Photo, File)
June 07, 2019 - 10:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. and Russian militaries accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS...
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A power shovel fixed on a pontoon at work, at the scene of a boat accident, on River Danube in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 6, 2019. A Hungarian rescue official says divers are setting up harnesses and lifting points on the sunken tour boat in the Danube River so it can be raised by a massive floating crane. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 5:37 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The death toll from last week's Danube River crash between a sightseeing boat and a cruise ship has risen by four to 19, Hungarian police said Thursday. Police said the body of a female South Korean tourist was found in Budapest, while the remains of one of the two...
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A floating crane able to lift 200 tons and which would be able to hoist the boat out of the water on its way on the site of the accident where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. South Korean officials say divers in Budapest have begun preparing a sunken tour boat in the hope that a huge floating crane can lift it out of the Danube River. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 05, 2019 - 11:28 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A huge floating crane, designed to lift a sunken sightseeing boat that was carrying South Korean tourists, arrived in Budapest on Wednesday as the search for more bodies continued, officials said. But rising waters in the Danube River could impede the crane from reaching...
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A diver, right, emerge from the Danube river during search operation near the Margaret Bridge where a sightseeing boat capsized in in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 3, 2019. The boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized and sank Wednesday night after colliding with a much larger river cruise ship near the Hungarian Parliament building. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 03, 2019 - 1:17 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Divers have recovered a body from near the sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists that capsized last week after a collision with a river cruise ship, Hungarian officials said Monday. The agency leading the salvage operations said that Hungarian divers found a body...
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A cruise ship passes by St. Mark's Square filled with tourists, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. Groups that want to ban cruise ships on Venice's busy canals say a collision that injured four tourists has served as a wake-up call. Opponents say cruise ships are out-of-scale for Venice, cause pollution, threaten the lagoon's ecosystem and dangerous. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed city. The crash happened about...
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Rescue team members are seen on a barge floating on the Danube river where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 1, 2019. As divers descended Friday into the Danube, Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the river in Budapest. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 01, 2019 - 4:50 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian judge on Saturday ordered the formal arrest of a captain whose Viking river cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River, sinking the tourist boat and leaving seven South Koreans dead and 21 other people missing. Authorities said water levels...
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Flowers and candles lay on the banks of the Danube river where a sightseeing boat had capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 1, 2019. As the rescue operation continued on the Danube on Saturday, Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the river in Budapest. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
June 01, 2019 - 1:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly tour boat collision on the Danube River in Hungary (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Hungarian police say the seven confirmed South Korean victims of the deadly sightseeing boat sinking on the Danube River have been identified. Spokesman for the police...
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A diver descends a ladder to dive to the wreckage under Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, May 31, 2019. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven have been rescued, while 21 people remain missing in the waters. A South Korean group on a package tour of Europe — including 30 tourists, two guides and a photographer— were on an hour-long sightseeing tour of Budapest when their boat collided with a Viking cruise ship during a downpour Wednesday evening. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
May 31, 2019 - 10:49 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — As divers descended Friday into the Danube, Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the river in Budapest. Seven people so far...
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South Koreans mourn on the Margaret Bridge, under which a boat accident involving South Koreans occured, in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, May 31, 2019. Late May 29, a hotelship and a smaller cruise ship collided on the River Danube in downtown Budapest, and the latter sank with thirty-three South Korean passengers and two Hungarian staff on board. At least seven people died, seven persons were injured, and twenty-one people went missing. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
May 31, 2019 - 8:19 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on rescue efforts following the capsizing of a boat in Budapest (all times local): 2: 10 p.m. South Korea's foreign minister says an investigation into the collision that sank a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists includes studying all...
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Rescatistas en barcos trabajan para recuperar un barco turístico que naufragó en Budapest, Hungría, el jueves 30 de mayo de 2019. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI vía AP)
May 31, 2019 - 4:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean survivors of a tour boat which sank in Budapest say they barely managed to grab onto a drifting lifeboat while watching in horror as others around them struggled in the dark, rainy waters, shouting for help. Only seven of the 35 people on the boat, including...
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