The two captains involved in a Hong Kong ferry collision last year that claimed 39 lives in the city's worst maritime disaster in decades will be charged with manslaughter.
There is currently a need for expansion of the ferry fleet and increase of freights transportation: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.
Nearly 60 people were injured, two of them critically, when a rush-hour ferry packed with commuters smashed into a New York City pier on Wednesday, sending passengers flying.
Two British passengers on a Dutch-bound ferry were airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after two separate fights onboard, including one over a slice of pizza.
Flags flew at half mast and leaders observed three minutes of silence Thursday as Hong Kong mourned the 38 victims of a ferry collision which sent shockwaves through the Asian financial centre.
A pleasure boat on a trip to watch National Day fireworks collided with a ferry and sank off Hong Kong, leaving 36 people dead and sparking a frantic overnight rescue effort.
At least eight people were killed Wednesday after a ferry carrying more than 200 people sank in the waters off Indonesia's Sumatra island after colliding with a cargo tanker.
A privately owned ferry with 32 cars and passengers on board has run ashore in Bukhtarminsk lake of East Kazakhstan oblast.