Ferry DANICA JOY 2 capsized, Philippines
Sept. 23, 2016 at 03:21 by Mikhail Voytenko
Ferry DANICA JOY 2 capsized at berth in Zamboanga port, Philippines, at night Sep 22, due to stability loss, which was caused by faulty offloading of the cargoes – portside cargoes were offloaded first, imbalance wasn’t compensated by ballasting.
799 passengers disembarked before accident, crew also safe. Ferry is serving Zamboanga-Sandakan route. Condition of the vessel unknown, it is not known yet whether she’s resting on bottom or on a berth.