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60 missing after ferry sinks off Indonesia

Officials say a passenger ferry with more than 150 people on board sank off the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia. At least eight people are dead and 60 are missing, though dozens of others were rescued.


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Woolwich ferry worker named

The Woolwich ferry worker killed yesterday has been named as 19-year-old Ben Woollacott.

Managing Director of Transport for London Surface Transport (Leon Daniels) said: “It is with immense sadness that I learned of the death this morning of Ben Woollacott following an incident on the Woolwich Ferry…

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MAIB to investigate Woolwich ferry death

The Marine Accident Investigation Bureau (MAIB) is to investigate the death of a 19-year-old ferry worker who fell from the Woolwich Ferry at around 6am this morning.

Health and Safety News - 14 July 2010

Health Protection Agency fined for spillage

The HPA has been fined £25,000 following the spillage of up to a billion doses of the lethal bug E.coli during an accident at its north London laboratory.

Crewman crushed by ferry door

A ferry crewman has been crushed by a water-tight hydraulic d…

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