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Dover ferry passengers advised to arrive early amid fears of summer-long disruption

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Cross-Channel ferry passengers were being told to arrive in good time at Dover as queues built at the Port of Dover amid fears the severe disruption of recent days could return to Kent throughout the summer. The ferry...

26 people missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia

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Twenty-six people are missing after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia, officials have said. The country’s search and rescue agency said the vessel was carrying 43 people when i...

‘We all started honking, a car-howl’ … trapped in the ferry queue at Dover

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Some time into our fourth hour in a stationary car, the kids and I passed a happy five minutes zooming in on the traffic jams on the BBC website to see if we could see ourselves. We didn’t, but we saw the two vans tak...

Sunday with Jenna Lyons: ‘I sneak wine on to the Staten Island Ferry’

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Where do you wake up? It alternates – I have joint custody of my child. One week I’m in the city with him, the next I’m by the beach, solo. Either way, my day starts with the dog wanting to go out, meditation and a vi...

Gridlock at Dover as lorries wait for disrupted ferry services

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Motorists are facing huge queues and gridlocked roads into Dover after a buildup of lorries waiting for disrupted ferry services at the Kent port. Drivers are reporting queueing in traffic for hours to board ferries, ...

Passenger missing after ferry blaze in Greece found alive – video report

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A passenger listed as missing after a blaze swept through a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy has been found alive by rescuers, a Greek shipping ministry official said on Sunday. The Greek coast guard rescued 280 of ...

Passenger missing after ferry blaze in Greece found alive

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One of 12 passengers thought to be missing on an Italian cruise liner off Corfu has been found alive, 53 hours after the ferry burst into flames en route to Brindisi. Rescuers who boarded the stricken ship found the m...

Huge wave shatters ferry window as Storm Ylenia batters Germany – video

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A huge wave smashed through the front windows of a ferry in Hamburg, forcing passengers to run from their seats as the boat filled with water. Storm Ylenia hit northern Germany on 17 February with strong winds and hea...

Bangladesh: dozens dead after fire sweeps through ferry – video

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At least 39 people have been killed and 70 injured after a fire ripped through a crowded river ferry in Bangladesh.The blaze began in the engine room of the ferry in the early hours of Friday morning, officials said, ...

1994 Baltic ferry disaster: examination prompts new theory about sinking

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Rock on the seabed may have gouged previously unknown holes in the hull of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic Sea in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives, officials have said, following a fresh examination of the ...

Windermere ferry halted after ‘excessive rainfall’ in Lake District

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The Windermere ferry is unable to run on Thursday because the lake is too full after more than a foot of rain fell over parts of Cumbria in 24 hours. Eight flood warnings are in place across the county, meaning floodi...

‘It’s incredibly poor’: Scottish islanders angry at failing ferry service

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The perfume and toiletries shop overlooking Brodick Bay on Arran is normally packed in the summer, as day-trippers and holidaymakers stream off the mainland ferries at the busy terminal just across the bay. But this s...

Ferry brings 1,200 survivors of Isis Mozambique massacre to safety

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A boat carrying 1,200 survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic State-linked insurgents in northern Mozambique has reached safety in the port of Pemba, some of them crying on arrival after spending days hiding in the bu...