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5 crew missing after boat collision off Singapore

5 crew missing after boat collision off Singapore

Singapore – Five sailors were missing after their dredger collided with a tanker off Singapore Wednesday, authorities said, just weeks after a deadly accident in the same area involving a US warship. A search effort was launched for the four Chinese members of crew and one Malaysian after the accident around the busy Singapore Strait, […]

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Oil tanker sinks off Johor, 6 crew members missing

Oil tanker sinks off Johor, 6 crew members missing

Petaling Jaya – An oil tanker sank in Johor waters after an explosion on board and six of its Indonesian crew members are missing. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said it received information on the incident from the Singapore Police Coast Guard (SPCG) at about 5am on Thursday that the MT Putri Sea could […]

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9 crew members of KD Perdana’s boat found safe

9 crew members of KD Perdana’s boat found safe

Kuala Lumpur – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in a Facebook post tonight said all nine crew members on board the missing boat belonging to the Royal Malaysian Navy’s (RMN) KD Perdana vessel, have been found safe. “Alhamdulillah, all nine crew members of KD Perdana´s boat have been found safe. “Well done to […]

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Army crew chief killed in crash lived dream on Black Hawks

Army crew chief killed in crash lived dream on Black Hawks

Washington – Spc. Jeremy Tomlin was afraid of heights but his fear fell away when he was in a Black Hawk helicopter, his mother said Wednesday. Tomlin, 22, was killed this week when the helicopter he was on crashed into a Maryland golf course during a training mission. Two other soldiers on board were critically […]

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Congo says 3 crew in military helicopter crash die after caught by rebels

Congo says 3 crew in military helicopter crash die after caught by rebels

Kinshasa – The Congolese army on Tuesday said armed fighters belonging to the former M23 rebel group had captured four crew members of a military helicopter which crashed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week, and that three died after being tortured. The crew members had been seized alive and handed over to the […]

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MH370: No suspicions of crew, passengers, says French probe

MH370: No suspicions of crew, passengers, says French probe

Paris – A French background check of passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously disappeared in 2014, has found no cause for suspicion, concurring sources told AFP on Friday. France has opened its own investigation into the disappearance because four French nationals were among the 227 passengers and 12 crew aboard the […]

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Crew of Vietnam ship abducted off Philippines

Crew of Vietnam ship abducted off Philippines

Zamboanga – Gunmen abducted at least five crewmen of a Vietnamese cargo vessel in southern Philippine waters Friday, authorities said, an area where Islamic militants are on a kidnapping-for-ransom spree. The attack brings to at least eight the number of people abducted from vessels in the region over the past week, including an elderly German […]

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Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat

Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat

Cairo – Egyptian authorities have arrested the owner and crew members of a boat that sank last week carrying hundreds of migrants, the security chief of Beheira province was quoted as saying by state media on Wednesday. The boat capsized off the Mediterranean coast on Sept. 21. Rescue workers and fishermen said they had rescued […]

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Boat owner and crew missing, feared kidnapped

Boat owner and crew missing, feared kidnapped

Lahad Datu – A fishing boat owner and his crew are feared to have gone missing in the waters off Lahad Datu last night. A Bernama source said the victims were believed to have been kidnapped while fishing at about 10.08 pm. “I am sorry, busy alerting fishermen at sea now,” he said. – Bernama

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Malaysia Airlines flight hit turbulences, injuring passengers and crew

Malaysia Airlines flight hit turbulences, injuring passengers and crew

Sepang – A Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) flight en route to Kuala Lumpur from London Heathrow was hit by severe turbulence when flying over the Bay of Bengal today, which left some passengers and crew suffering from minor injuries. In a statement today, MAB said the small number of affected passengers and crew had been […]

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