Thirty-one dead in Philippines ferry disaster

Thirty-one people have been confirmed dead after three ferries capsized off two provinces in the Philippines, adding to the country’s poor ferry safety record. On 4 August 2019 two of the motorised wood-hulled ferries, Chi-Chi […]

Tanker crew plead to be freed

Twelve seafarers on a tanker that has been detained in Taiwan’s Taichung port are openly pleading to be liberated so they can find work elsewhere. Since 9 November 2018, the seafarers have been stuck on […]