The engines of a luxury cruise ship that narrowly escaped disaster during a storm off Norway on Saturday (March 23) failed because of relatively low levels of lubricating oil in the engines, the Norwegian Maritime Authority said on Wednesday (March 27).
Passengers filmed their scary experience on the Viking Sky cruise ship off the coast of Norway on Saturday (March 23) and Sunday (March 24).
The boat was loaded to five times its capacity,
according to a local official. The Prime Minister of Iraq has called for the sacking of the regional Governor.
Officials told Reuters most of the victims were women and children who could not swim.
A ferry collided with a crane at the port of Barcelona on Wednesday (October 31), causing the crane to fall over and start a fire, eyewitness video showed.
A ferry crashed into at least two yachts at Isle of Wight harbour due to heavy fog.
A man survived for two days in an air pocket of a capsized ferry on an African lake in a disaster that has claimed the lives of over 200 people