Philippines Responds to Ferry Sinking

September 8, 2009

The Philippines Coast Guard stated that it is coordinating and overseeing the conduct of the search and rescue operations for the remaining unaccounted passengers/crew of the MV Superferry 9. A total of 926 survivors and nine conformed fatalities have been recovered so far. It is reported that there were 968 persons on board the ferry when it capsized and sank. (9/7/09).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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