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.
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.
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.
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