Dozens are missing after a cruise boat in a popular tourist area of Colombia sinks.
Rough seas off the Thai city of Phuket have caused a tourist boat with 105 people on board to sink and prompted a major rescue operation. At least 33 Chinese nationals have died.
The sinking of a ferry on Lake Toba, North Sumatra, is one of Indonesia's deadliest maritime disasters. In a DW interview, maritime security expert, Siswanto Rusdi, explains why these accidents are common in the country.
A cruise boat laden with 170 people has sunk in a popular tourist area of Colombia. Videos showed the boat rocking back and forth as dozens of vessels plucked survivors from the water.
More bodies have been recovered following the capsize of a ferry on Indonesia's Lake Toba. Disaster officials have revised the number of missing people several times since the ferry capsized on Monday.
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