Tags : Lifejacket

Phuket

Survivors claim they were not warned to wear life jackets

A survivor of the Phoenix dive boat accident on Thursday said that passengers on board the ill-fated tour boat were not warned to wear life vests nor was there a demonstration on how to properly wear the life vests. According to Daily News Online report, the young Chinese survivor who was not identified said there […]Read More

Asia

Hundreds feared dead after Indian ferry boat capsizes

A double-decker ferry capsized late Monday in the Brahmaputra River near Guwahati, India. The ferry was over capacity when a storm caused it to overturn and break in half. The ferry passengers were mostly women and children. Officials estimate there are at least 200 casualties. Inclement weather hindered rescue attempts and as of Tuesday, 103 […]Read More

Pattaya

Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay,

Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay, Thailand; 20 Korean tourists safe. The MCOT News Agency reported. Fully Ladened Tour Boat Sinks with 19 Korean Tourists Aboard A speedboat carrying 19 Korean tourists and two crew has sunk in the Pattaya Bay on Thursday morning. Sixteen of the tourists have since been […]Read More