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Three have died and a further 12 are missing after ro-ro ferry Vicente sank in heavy weather off Cape Verde, Africa, on Friday.


A 53-year old civilian diver has been found dead in the submerged hull of Korean ferry Sewol, bringing the confirmed death toll to 263 with 39 still missing.

The death toll from the Korean ferry Sewol has now reached 150, with over 150 still missing.

Adverse weather conditions, strong currents and murky water are increasingly hampering the search for 287 missing passengers following the Wednesday sinking of a South Korean ferry Sewol.

Korean authorities report that Chinese general cargo vessel Cheng Lu 15 sank off Pohang, South Korea, taking eight of the vessel’s crew with it.

The Leonhardt and Blumberg owned boxship Hansa Brandenburg has berthed safely in the port of St Louis, Mauritius, with preparations being made for the discharge of containers.

EU naval forces have been overflying the pirated fishing vessel where 11 of the crew Albedo are believed to be being held hostage.


Three more survivors and two bodies have been found over the weekend following Bangladeshi cargo vessel MV Hope’s capsize in heavy seas on Thursday night off Thailand, leaving six still missing.