SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first body found in three months was being recovered Tuesday from the sunken South Korean ferry, increasing the official death toll to 295, officials said.
The government task force said in a statement the body was found around a women’s toilet in the ship. The badly decayed body was being pulled up to the surface and DNA tests were planned to identify the victim, according to task force officials.
Victim’s body found from sunken South Korean ferry
When the Costa Concordia cruise ship hit rocks off the coast of Tuscany in January 2012, 32 people died. But for Emily Lau, 30, a musician from Oregon, making it ashore was just the start of the nightmare…
Through the chaos I felt calm.
There was a lot of fear and panic on that dark deck, with terrified crowds fighting to get on the remaining lifeboats, but I wasn’t frightened.
Looking at the surging crowd, realising we’d been pushed further back, I made my decision.
A crash froze ferry runs for Friday night when a 60-year-old Belfair man died crashing through the Southworth Ferry Dock barricade, driving himself into the bay.The sheriffs office got calls just after 6 pm friday about the SUV at 32 mph. The drowning/crash victim was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma. Washington State Ferries say ferry service has resumed.
Ferry service resumes after car plunges off dock Komonews
Thanks to Crowley Maritime subsidiary TITAN Salvage and partner Micoperi, the Costa Concordia and is now safely moored at the Port of Genoa Voltri, Italy, marking the completion of the largest maritime salvage jobs in history.
See the video of the parbuckling project Port of Genoa Voltri.
Costa Concordia Refloat Updates Titan Salvage
Ironically search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 involves a sea search that has involved mapping of the Indian sea. The search is beginning again, using the Echo Sureyor II: