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Rappler's latest stories on capsizing


Cargo ship capsizes off Cebu, 12 crew members rescued

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:06 PM

Philippine Coast Guard Spokesperson Central Visayas Lt. Michael John Encina says one person sustained minor injuries during the accident

CAPSIZED. A ship carrying 12,000 liters of oil capsizes at the SEDC Port in San Fernando, Cebu. Photo courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard, Central Visayas

Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket

Jul 05, 2018 - 10:05 PM

90 passengers are on the boat when it capsized

1 dead, 18 missing after migrant boat capsizes off Malaysia

Jul 02, 2018 - 8:42 PM

The boat with 44 people on board capsizes on Sunday night off the southern state of Johor as it headed for Malaysia from the Indonesian island of Batam

DEATHS AT SEA. Malaysian rescuers carry a body retrieved from the sea during a search operation on a boat carrying Indonesian immigrants capsized in Kota Tinggi, southern Malaysia on July 2, 2018. Photo by AFP

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Dec 21, 2017 - 8:13 PM

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10 dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes off Malaysia

Jan 23, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The boat is headed from Indonesia to Malaysia when it capsized Two passengers are rescued and taken to hospital but their condition remains unknown

Boat capsizes off Kalibo, 5 fishermen rescued

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:42 PM

The fishermen are heading home when their motorized boat capsizes due to 3 large waves crashing into them near Andagao Kalibo shore at around 5:00 am

18 dead, dozens missing in boat accident

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:24 PM

The speedboat was ferrying 93 passengers from Malaysia to Batam an Indonesian island just south of Singapore when it sank

Dozens more feared dead in Egypt migrant boat tragedy

Sep 22, 2016 - 6:15 PM

UPDATED The military says 163 survivors have been rescued so far with a health ministry official saying 51 bodies had been retrieved

GOOD SAMARITANS. Egyptian men stand inside a fishing boat which is helping rescuers is a search operation in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. Photo by Mohamed El-Shahed/ AFP

29 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Egypt

Sep 21, 2016 - 9:49 PM

The toll now is 29 dead and five injured says health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed Another official Adel Khalifa confirms the toll and adds the dead included Egyptians and Sudanese and other African nationalities

At least 13 dead after Bangladesh ferry capsizes

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:06 PM

So far we have recovered 13 bodies including 3 women and a child Around a dozen people are still missing says Barisal police chief Mohammad Akhteruzzaman

12 missing after boat capsizes in Indonesia's Papua

Jun 27, 2016 - 6:32 PM

The vessel is not far from Numfor when it capsized Rescuers are focusing their search around the island

18-month-baby found at bottom of capsized ferry

Mar 05, 2016 - 8:08 PM

4 victims are found a day after a ferry capsized in the Bali strait including a mother and her baby

Sejumlah kapal tim SAR mencari korban Kapal KMP Rafelia II yang tenggelam di Selat Bali, Banyuwangi, Jumat, 4 Maret. KMP Rafelia II yang beroperasi dari Pelabuhan Gilimanuk Bali menuju Pelabuhan Ketapang, tenggelam di Selat Bali sekitar pukul 13.10 WIB. Foto oleh Budi Candra Setya/ANTARA

5 more Indonesian bodies wash ashore in Malaysia after boat tragedy

Jan 27, 2016 - 2:01 PM

A Malaysian official says there have been local reports of some survivors making it alive to shore

CASUALTIES. Malaysian police inspects bodies of victims of a capsized boat in Kota Tinggi, Johor state, Malaysia on Jan 26. Photo by Royal Malaysian Police/EPA

13 bodies believed to be Indonesians found dead off the coast of Malaysia

Jan 26, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Two passports were recovered both of which were Indonesian

3 missing in boat accidents in Negros Occidental

Oct 18, 2015 - 11:27 PM

Strong waves and heavy rains have hampered the search and rescue operations for the passengers of the Iloilo bound boats

1 dead as boat with 27 passengers capsizes off Surigao

Oct 18, 2015 - 11:53 AM

The casualty is a person with disability

20 feared missing after India boat capsizes: official

Sep 29, 2015 - 2:33 PM

Initial reports says up to 50 people were feared missing but district police chief Indrani Barua adds most passengers are later thought to have swum to safety

Egay hinders search for 7 missing fishermen

Jul 05, 2015 - 9:05 PM

The fishermen have not been found for 3 days now and search operations will resume as soon as the weather improves

Boat capsizes off Panay, 7 fishermen missing

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:23 PM

Search and rescue operations are ongoing for the missing fishermen from Victorias town in Negros Occidental

Three dead as tourist ship sinks off Costa Rica

Jan 09, 2015 - 8:54 AM

Ninety nine tourists and 10 crew are on the pleasure cruise when the ship capsizes off the Pacific coast

3 dead, 3 others missing as boat capsizes off Iloilo

Jan 03, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Of the 11 members of a family on their way home from New Year s Day celebration only 5 have survived the tragedy

Passengers of capsized boat off Cebu rescued

Sep 20, 2014 - 11:41 AM

UPDATED Passengers include 32 male adults 14 female adults 4 male children and 3 female children

SEARCH AND RESCUE: The Philippine Navy deploys rubber boats and vessels to rescue passengers of a motorized boat that capsized off Cebu. Navy photo

Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster rises to 236

May 03, 2014 - 8:24 PM

The relatives of those still missing are insisting that all the bodies be recovered before efforts begin to raise the sunken ferry

NO ONE ON DECK. A handout image released by the South Korean Coast Guard on 28 April 2014, taken from cellphone video footage by a Coast Guard officer on 16 April 2014, shows a rescue boat approaching the ferry Sewol. Nobody is seen on the deck. Photo by South Korea Coast Guard/EPA

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May 01, 2014 - 8:22 PM

Former Senator Saguisag hits lack of transparency in the defense deal | President Aquino warns Filipinos choose your next leader well | Families fear bodies in the ferry may never be recovered

8 rescued after small boat capsizes in Cotabato City

Jul 26, 2013 - 5:54 PM

The boat capsized Thursday night

7 dead after boat sinks off Tawi-Tawi

Sep 20, 2012 - 7:48 AM

At least 7 people are reported dead and 5 are missing after a boat capsized off Tawi Tawi early Thursday September 20

BOAT CAPSIZES off Tawi-Tawi. Image from Google Maps

At least 60 dead as illegal migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Sep 06, 2012 - 11:48 PM

At least 60 people drowned after a boat carrying illegal migrants trying to reach Europe capsized in waters off western Turkey