A river cruise ship, the Viking Sigyn, operated by Viking River Cruises, collided with a Hungarian sightseeing boat, the Hableany (“Mermaid”), operated by the Panorama Boat company, on the Danube River last night with thirty-three tourists and two Hungarian tour guides aboard. Seven people were reportedly rescued. Seven people are dead and twenty-one
Earlier this morning we posted an article on Facebook about a terrible maritime disaster involving a South Korean ferry carrying 462 passengers and crew members.
The ferry is the Sewol and was carrying hundreds of school children. The official count was 325 students and 14 teachers
The ferry was sailing south to the resort island of…