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‘Erratic maneuver’ one of causes of Ormoc boat tragedy

Sep 22, 2015 - 5:27 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard has submitted to the transportation department its report on the sinking of the boat in Ormoc that killed 62 of the passengers in July

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Coast Guard retrieve more bodies off the port of Ormoc City on July 3, 2015, a day after a ferry capsized. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Ormoc ferry survivor: 'I assumed I would die'

Jul 05, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Recalling the Ormoc ferry tragedy a 22 year old survivor calls for a speedy and impartial investigation into the incident

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Coast Guard retrieve more bodies off the port of Ormoc City on July 3, 2015, a day after a ferry capsized. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Bodies of ferry sinking victims taken to Cebu

Jul 05, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Survivors and bodies of victims of the ill fated MB Kim Nirvana B are brought to Cebu a day after a memorial service in Ormoc City

LIST: Casualties in the Ormoc sea tragedy

Jul 04, 2015 - 5:08 PM

UPDATED The wooden hulled Kim Nirvana capsized off the coast of Leyte on July 2 at least 61 casualties

ORMOC TRAGEDY. Rescuers try to find survivors at the site of the capsized motor boat Kim Nirvana n Ormoc, Leyte. Rappler photo

Murder charges filed vs Ormoc ferry owners

Jul 04, 2015 - 2:11 PM

2nd UPDATE They were not careful showing there was an intent to kill They were reckless on purpose regional police head Asher Dolina says

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Coast Guard retrieve more bodies off the port of Ormoc City on July 3, 2015, a day after a ferry capsized. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Maritime safety: Lessons from M/V Princess of the Stars tragedy

Jul 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The July 2 sea tragedy involving M V Kim Nirvana shows that safety issues continue to plague the Philippine maritime industry

CAPSIZED SHIP. M/V Princess of the Stars sank June 21, 2008. Of 851 passengers, only 28 are known survivors, 400 still missing and some 130 unidentified exhumed bodies. Photo from Wikipedia

Overloading to blame for Ormoc ferry disaster?

Jul 04, 2015 - 12:02 PM

UPDATED Survivors reported seeing up to 150 sacks of cement in the ship s cargo area before it capsized in relatively calm seas off the central port of Ormoc on July 2

At least 41 dead, 5 missing in Ormoc boat tragedy

Jul 03, 2015 - 2:07 PM

3rd UPDATE We are determined to pursue the angle of human error says the Philippine Coast Guard

SEA TRAGEDY. Rescuers hurry to the site of the capsized motor boat Kim Nirvana on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

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Jul 03, 2015 - 12:42 PM

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Aquino orders speedy probe into Ormoc boat tragedy

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:50 AM

Malacañang says the thorough government investigation will look into all angles of the incident including possible overloading and the technical skills of the boat captain and crew

TRAGEDY. Rescuers race against time to save passengers of motor boat Kim Nivana, which capsized off Leyte on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

Rescuers in Ormoc: Slim hope in finding survivors

Jul 03, 2015 - 8:53 AM

Ormoc public safety officer Goody Edcas: I doubt that we will find any more survivors The only ones that the rescuers have found recently are the dead already bloated and stiff

SURVIVORS. Filipino survivors react after being rescued from a motorized boat that capsized off Ormoc City, Leyte province, Philippines, July 2, 2015. Photo by Robert Dejon/EPA