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Freighter in collision may have sunk   South Korean freighter Orchid Pia with 16 crew members aboard may have sunk after colliding with a second freighter in the Pacific Ocean   Pirates strike again off Somalia  A Yemeni freighter has become the latest commercial vessel to be attacked in the pirate-plagued Gulf of Aden 14 sailors missing   The Eastern Bright, a 13,000-ton freighter, a ship carrying nitric acid, sank off the coast of South Korea in rough seas   Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates
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1. 2016-11-19 15 missing after collision between Vietnamese freighter and Indonesian sailboat Tuban, East Java, Indonesia
2. 2015-12-16 Six missing after tanker collision in Singapore Strait
3. 2014-11-25 Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete Crete, Greece
E. 2014-02-19 Two US men found dead on 'Captain Phillips' cargo ship Seychelles
5. 2011-12-20 13 on Indonesian boat found adrift at sea Indonesia
G. 2011-08-24 Cargo rocket crashes in Siberia Altai, Siberia
H. 2009-09-10 Space freighter in orbit Tanegashima, Japan
I. 2009-04-10 More pirates searching for lifeboat Somalia
2009-04-08 Drama as US crew recapture vessel Somalia

13 on Indonesian boat found adrift at sea  13 people have been rescued by a passing coal freighter. The number of survivors is 49 -- a fraction of the 218 to 248 people to have been on board Cargo rocket crashes in Siberia Map of Altai Russia  A Russian space freighter Progress carrying cargo to the International Space Station has crashed in a remote area of Siberia Space freighter in orbit   Japan has successfully launched 16.5-tonne unmanned H-II Transfer Vehicle from the base in the south of the country   More pirates searching for lifeboat  Pirates in ships are searching for the lifeboat containing 4 pirates and their hostage, the captain of a freighter they failed to hijack earlier   Drama as US crew recapture vessel
15 missing after collision between Vietnamese freighter and Indonesian sailboat Map of Tuban East Java Indonesia  A collision between MV Thaison 4 and KM Mulya Sejati has left 15 people missing off Indonesia's East Java province Six missing after tanker collision in Singapore Strait Map of Singapore Strait Singapore  Authorities from Singapore and Indonesia are searching for six people, after a chemical tanker collided with a freighter in the Singapore Strait   Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete Map of Crete Greece  Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours in high waves Two US men found dead on 'Captain Phillips' cargo ship

year 2016 Top ^

Nov.19   Indonesia

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.16   Singapore

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.25   Greece  
Feb.19   Seychelles
  Two US security officers have been found dead in the Seychelles on a freighter made famous in the Somali pirate hijacking film Captain Phillips

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.20   Indonesia
Aug.24   Siberia  

year 2009 Top ^

Sep.10   Japan  
Apr.10   Somalia
Apr.8   Somalia
  Pirates hold ship's skipper. The destroyer USS Bainbridge has arrived on the scene where a U.S. freighter was hijacked off the Horn Africa

Mar.9   Japan  

year 2008 Top ^

Nov.25   Somalia  

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.24   South Korea  
Oct.30   Somalia
  The crew members of a North Korean freighter regained control of their ship from pirates who hijacked the vessel.    The Koreans moved against the attackers after the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Wil...
Jun.8   Australia   Stormy seas push freighter aground  A wild storm that lashed east coast drove a coal freighter onto a sand bank, raising fears it could break apart and leak fuel Feb.7   Mauritania Hundreds in limbo on disabled freighter  Hundreds of Asian and African migrants spent their 6th day aboard as Spain tried to convince African countries to take them in

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.11   Yemen   U.S. lets Scud ship sail to Yemen
  U.S. officials allowed a freighter to proceed after the Yemeni government said it purchased the missiles from North Korea
Sep.16   South Africa Struggle to stop freighter breaking up  Salvage operators are due to begin trying to refloat the vessel Sep.13   South Africa Oil spill threatens wildlife park
  An oil spill from a stricken Italian freighter beached in an environmentally sensitive area off the eastern coast

year 2001 Top ^

Aug.28   Australia 400 Afghan refugees stranded   Asylum seekers stranded on a freighter at sea off the territory of Christmas Island Apr.1   Denmark   Half of Baltic oil spill cleaned up  A freighter collided with the oil tanker sending 2.9 million liters into the sea. Danish beaches has been scooped up Mar.29   Denmark   Oil slicks threaten coast  2,000 tonnes of oil spilled between Denmark and Germany when a tanker collided with a freighter

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