Showing posts with label ferry. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ferry. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

US approves first ferry service to Cuba in decades

Ferry services may soon link the US and Cuba for the first time in more than half a century after the Treasury Department in Washington issued licenses to at least two US companies.

Ferry links between Florida and Cuba ceased in the early 1960s, following the Cuban revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power.

Monday, December 29, 2014

2 more bodies recovered from Greek ferry fire, bringing death toll to 7

The Italian coast guard says two more bodies have been recovered from the Greek ferry fire, bringing the death toll to seven.

There was no immediate word on where the two bodies were recovered.

419 evacuated from burning ferry keeping drifting to Albania (5 dead bodies, one yesterday and 4 today)

The number of passengers evacuated from a burning ferry Norman Atlantic has reached 419, Italian coordinators of the rescue operation in the southern part of the Adriatic Sea said.
83 passengers remain on board a ship in distress which keeps drifting to Albania’s coast.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Greece afraid of blast on board burning ferry Norman Atlantic / Italian Ferry Which Caught Fire off Greek Coast Drifts to Albania

Greek authorities are afraid of a possible explosion on board ferry Norman Atlantic burning in the Adriatic Sea, Russian Honorary Consul on Corfu and other Ionian Islands Nikos Kanoulas told TASS on Sunday.
“The fire is very serious, the blaze is spreading from lower decks where cars are parked,” Kanoulas said, noting that “there are many trucks, including three with technical oil, parked there along with cars.

Norman Atlantic: Some 150 Passengers Evacuated After Ferry Catches Fire Off Greek Coast

Some 150 people were evacuated after an Italian ferry Norman Atlantic with 466 people on board caught fire off the Greek coast, Hellenic Coast Guard told RIA Novosti Sunday.

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