The list of shipwrecks in 2015 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2015.

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January

1 January

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Sea Merchant  Tanzania The cargo ship carrying 20,000 sacks of cement sank off Lobo, Batangas, Philippines, after encountering rough seas and strong winds. Of her crew, one was killed and nineteen survived.[1]
Unnamed vessel  Iran The fishing vessel capsized off the coast of Puntland, Somalia during Cyclone Chapala.[2]

2 January

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Better Trans  Panama The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Philippine Sea (19°25′N 127°40′E / 19.417°N 127.667°E / 19.417; 127.667) with the loss of one of her nineteen crew.[3]
Bulk Jupiter  Bahamas The bulk carrier capsized and sank off Vũng Tàu, Vietnam, with one survivor and the loss of at least two lives of her nineteen crew.[4][5]
Cemfjord  Cyprus The cargo ship capsized in the North Sea off the coast of Caithness, United Kingdom. The upturned vessel was discovered on 3 January by Hrossey ( United Kingdom).[6]
Helene Rickmers  Marshall Islands The container ship ran aground in the Solomon Sea (10°22′S 150°59′E / 10.367°S 150.983°E / -10.367; 150.983). She was on a voyage from Port Moresby to Alotau, Papua New Guinea.[7]

3 January

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Hoegh Osaka  Singapore
Höegh Osaka
Höegh Osaka

The car transporter developed a severe list and was beached on the Bramble Bank, in The Solent. All twenty-five people on board were rescued by helicopter and lifeboat.[8][9]

4 January

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Run Guang 9  China The tanker caught fire and exploded off Zhanjiang. Twelve of her fourteen crew were rescued. Two were missing as of 4 January.[10]

5 January

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Magellan Spirit  Denmark The LNG tanker ran aground 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off Bonny Island, Nigeria. She was on a voyage from Bonny, Nigeria, to Gwangyang, South Korea.[11] Her cargo was transferred to Excellence ( Belgium) in an operation that began on 21 January.[12] She was refloated the next day.[13]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: xx January 2015
Ship Country Description
Gulf Rio  Saint Kitts and Nevis The cargo ship ran aground in the Black Sea near Samsun, Turkey and began taking on water. Her ten crew were rescued by a Turkish Coast Guard helicopter.[14][15]

8 January

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Pura Vida Princess  Costa Rica The catamaran capsized and sank off midway to Isla Tortuga, with the loss of three of the 109 people on board.[16]
Vicente  Cape Verde The ro-ro ferry foundered off Fogo. Eleven of the twenty-six people on board were rescued and three bodies were recovered.[17]

9 January

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 2015
Ship Country Description
LCT 378  Mongolia The cargo ship foundered off Camiguin, Philippines. Her twenty-six crew were rescued by Tong Ying ( China).[18]

13 January

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Citeca  Russia The ro-ro ship caught fire at Akita, Japan. Her fourteen crew abandoned ship.[19] The fire was extinguished on 22 January.[20]
Mare  Vanuatu The cargo ship was abandoned in Chanai Bay, Crete, Greece. Her five crew were rescued by helicopter.[21]
Sea Bird  Togo The cargo ship was driven ashore at Antalya, Turkey. Her fourteen crew were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard.[22]

14 January

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Retaj  Togo The cargo ship caught fire off Iskenderun, Turkey. Her twenty-three crew were rescued.[23]

16 January

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 2015
Ship Country Description
JMS Delta  China The tug capsized and sank in the Yangtze at Taizhou City with the loss of twenty-two of the twenty-five people on board.[24]

18 January

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Leif Roald  Norway The fishing vessel capsized and sank after striking a reef off Averøy, Norway. Her nine crew were rescued by a Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue vessel and another boat.[25]

20 January

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Xuan Lam 10  Vietnam The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off the coast of Quang Ngai Province. Her ten crew were rescued.[26]

22 January

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Nalani  United States The towing vessel foundered in the Pacific Ocean 7 nautical miles (13 km) off Oahu, Hawaii. Her eleven crew were rescued by USCGC Kittiwake (U.S. Coast Guard) and Tiger 7 (
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).[27]
USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak United States United States Naval Service The Sgt. Matej Kocak cargo ship ran aground 6 nautical miles (11 km) off Uruma, Japan.[28]

28 January

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Floreana  Ecuador The ship ran aground off the Galapagos Islands and partially sank.[29] Ecuadorean authorities have decided that the ship will be scuttled once her cargo has been offloaded.[30]

31 January

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 2015
Ship Country Description
Gunesli  Turkey The ro-ro ferry was driven ashore at Tatlısu [tr].[31]

February

2 February

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Ak Ceren  Panama The cargo ship was driven from her mooring and ran aground at Altınova, Turkey.[32]
Bodyer  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Aliağa. There was no-one on board at the time.[33]
Gofer B  Panama The cargo ship was driven ashore at Aliağa. Her crew were rescued.[33]
Gulfem Kalkavan  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore and sank at Tuzla.[34]
Melek B  Panama The cargo ship was driven ashore at Aliağa. Her crew were rescued.[33]
Pasha  Tanzania The cargo ship was driven ashore and capsized at Balıkesir.[35]

3 February

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Biru Perkasa 1  Cambodia The cargo ship was driven aground at Pangandaran, Indonesia. Her crew were rescued.[36]

5 February

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Skorpios II  Chile The cruise ship ran aground 7.6 nautical miles (14 km) south west of Puerto Montt. All 120 passengers and crew were taken off by the Chilean Navy.[37] Skorpios II was refloated the next day and taken to Puerto Montt.[38]

6 February

List of shipwrecks: xx February 2015
Ship Country Description
Dewi Rezky  Indonesia The coaster sank off Agats. Her crew were rescued.[39]

9 February

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Tourist Ferry Boat Primo  Italy The ferry was driven ashore on Ischia. She was refloated on 13 February.[40][41]

11 February

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Goodfaith  Cyprus The bulk carrier was driven ashore on Andros, Greece. Her 22 crew were rescued by the Greek Coast Guard and local fire brigade. She was on a voyage from Eleusis, Greece to Odessa, Ukraine.[42]

17 February

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Fort Azov  Saint Kitts and Nevis The cargo ship foundered in the Black Sea 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) off Ayancik, Turkey. Her twelve crew were rescued by Turkish Coast Guard helicopters.[43]

18 February

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Lysblink Seaways  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground near Ardnamurchan Point, Scotland. Her crew remained on board and she was refloated on 20 February. She was on a voyage from Belfast, Northern Ireland, to Skogn, Norway.[44][45] She was consequently declared a constructive total loss and scrapped.[46]

20 February

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 2015
Ship Country Description
Kerem S  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Levitha, Greece. Her six crew were rescued by a Greek Coast Guard helicopter.[47] She floated off on 26 February and foundered.[48]

22 February

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 2015
Ship Country Description
M. L. Mosta  Bangladesh The passenger ferry was in collision with a cargo ship in the Padma River. She capsized and sank with the loss of 48 lives.[49]

March

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Eastern Amber  Hong Kong The cargo ship collided with another vessel in the Yellow Sea off Gunsan, South Korea and was severely damaged. Her eighteen crew were taken off by helicopter.[50] The ship was beached; it was later taken under tow by the tug Koyo Maru ( Japan) but capsized and sank in the Korea Strait 22 nautical miles (40 km) off Jeju Island, South Korea on 12 March.[51]

6 March

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Krka  Croatia The cement carrier was driven ashore at Split.[52][53]
Orebić  Croatia The cement carrier was driven ashore at Split.[52][53]
Vranjic  Croatia The cement carrier was driven ashore at Slatine.[52][53] She was still ashore on 4 August.[54]

9 March

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Golden 168  Panama The cargo ship caught fire at Vung Tau, Vietnam. Her twenty crew were evacuated.[55]
Mercurio Del Golfo  Panama The tug sank in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) off Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. One of her seven crew was reported missing.[56]

11 March

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 2015
Ship Country Description
CSE Clipper Express  Panama The bulk carrier was driven aground on the coast of Honshū, Japan.[57] She was refloated on 17 March.[58]
Eastern Amber  Hong Kong The cargo ship capsized off Jeju Island, South Korea whilst under tow by Koyo Maru ( Japan). No crew were aboard.[59]
Tong Yang Hai  Cambodia The cargo ship foundered in the Sea of Japan 150 nautical miles (280 km) off the coast of Honshū. Her fourteen crew were rescued by the Japanese Coast Guard.[57]

12 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Blue Gold  Vanuatu Cyclone Pam: The motor yacht was driven ashore on Vanuatu.[60]

13 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Aung Tagun 3  Burma A ferry sank off the coast of Myanmar, killing about 50 people. The accident was attributed to poor weather conditions.[61] According to reports, there were more than 200 passengers on board the Aung Takon ferry, which was sailing from Kyaukphyu to Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine State when it sank.[62]

14 March

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Sea Bear  United States The tug sank off Fire Island, New York with the loss of one of her four crew.[63]
Sun Wing  Panama The tanker caught fire in the Sea of Japan off Busan, South Korea and was abandoned by her eighteen crew.[64][65]

23 March

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Binh Duong 668  Vietnam The cargo ship ran aground off the Hom Gom Peninsula whilst avoiding a collision with a fishing vessel. Her nine crew were rescued.[66]
High Speed 5  Greece The ferry was severely damaged by fire at Piraeus with the loss of one life.[67]

24 March

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Kumala Endah  Indonesia The cargo ship struck a submerged object and sank in the Strait of Malacca 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Belawan. Two of her fourteen crew were killed and five were rescued. As of 27 March, nine are missing, presumed dead.[68]

27 March

List of shipwrecks: xx March 2015
Ship Country Description
Meiyu No.18  Japan The tug capsized and sank in the Tsugaru Strait with the loss of two of her four crew. One person was reported missing.[69]

30 March

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 2015
Ship Country Description
Asterix  United Kingdom The tug capsized in Southampton Water. Both crew were rescued.[70]
Liana's Ransom  Canada
Liana's Ransom
Liana's Ransom
The topsail schooner was abandoned off the coast of Massachusetts, United States. Her crew were rescued by USCGC Ocracoke ( United States Navy). Liana's Ransom was on a voyage from the Meteghan River, Nova Scotia to Sint Maarten.
Zhenhe 168  China The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea off Xiquan Island with the loss of her thirteen crew.[71][72]

April

1 April

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Dalniy Vostok  Russia The fishing vessel foundered in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Kamchatka Peninsula with the loss of 57 of the 132 people on board. Twelve people were reported to be missing.

3 April

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 2015
Ship Country Description
MPB Wilayza  Philippines The ship foundered off the coast of Sulu Province. Fifty passengers were being carried illegally on board the overloaded vessel. Five were confirmed to have died and fourteen were rescued. The remainder were listed as missing.[73]

5 April

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Yang En 1  China The bulk carrier collided with Maria G.O. ( Marshall Islands) and sank in the East China Sea off Weihai, Shandong Province.[74]

6 April

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Thunder  Russia The fishing vessel sank in the Atlantic Ocean 115 nautical miles (213 km) west of São Tomé. Her forty crew were rescued by Bob Barker ( Netherlands) and Sam Simon ( Netherlands). Thunder was suspected to have been fishing illegally for toothfish.[75][76]

8 April

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Marathassa  Cyprus The cargo ship ran aground in English Bay.[77]

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Ao Nang Princess 5  Thailand The passenger ferry suffered an onboard explosion, caught fire and sank off Ao Nang. One of the 116 passengers was reported to be missing after they abandoned ship, with a second reported to have died.[78][79]

11 April

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Oleg Naydenov  Russia The factory ship caught fire at Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. The burning ship was towed 20 nautical miles (37 km) offshore after her 72 crew were evacuated.[80] She sank on 14 April.[81][82]

15 April

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Hai Jian 77  China The bulk carrier capsized off Xiao Qu Shan Island. Four of her nine crew were rescued, five were reported missing.[83]

16 April

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Dominator  Togo The cargo ship sprang a leak and was abandoned off Datca, Turkey. Her 21 crew were rescued by fishing vessels and the Turkish Coast Guard.[84]

18 April

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Unnamed migrant ship The 20-metre (66 ft) vessel capsized to the south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, with seven hundred feared dead after it collided with King Jacob ( Portugal) and sank within five minutes. Twenty-eight people survived.[85][86]

19 April

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Gökçeada 1  Turkey The passenger ferry ran aground at Gökçeada, Turkey. All 188 passengers were taken off by lifeboat.[87]

21 April

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Unnamed barge  Egypt The barge was carrying 500 tons of phosphate. The ship capsized after colliding with the foundations of the city's Dandara Bridge, in Upper Egypt's Qena. No casualties were reported. The ship was probably a property of the Egyptian Armed Forces.[88]

24 April

List of shipwrecks: xx April 2015
Ship Country Description
LCT Batiwakkal Permai Berau  Indonesia The landing craft tank was driven ashore at Merak, Banten.[89]
Soechi Chemical  Indonesia The chemical tanker was driven ashore at Merak.[89]

26 April

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Mutiara Persada I  Indonesia The ferry ran aground off Bakauheni. Her passengers were evacuated. She was on a voyage from Bakauheni to Merak, Banten.[90]

28 April

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 2015
Ship Country Description
Sorrento  Italy The ro-pax ferry caught fire 15 nautical miles (27 km) off Mallorca, Spain. All 156 passengers and crew were evacuated by Puglia, Visemar One (both  Italy) and Marta Mata ( Spain).[91]

29 April

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 2015
Ship Country Description
JS Danube  Singapore The bulk carrier ran aground 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Mombasa, Kenya. Her 25 crew were rescued.[92]

May

7 May

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Ming Yang Zhou 179  China The cargo ship collided with Hui Dong Fang 332 ( China) and sank off Guangzhou. Seven crew were rescued.[93]

8 May

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 2015
Ship Country Description
LCT Daniel 8019  Indonesia The landing craft tank capsized at Somber, Balikpapan, with the loss of one of her seven crew.[94]

10 May

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Bo Sung No.2010  South Korea The fish carrier ran aground off Yeosu and developed a severe list.[95]

20 May

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Martha Petrol  Indonesia The tanker ran aground at Cilacap. She was refloated on 1 July.[96]
Oceanline SC208  China The dredger capsized off Tanjung Penngai, Malaysia. One of her fifteen crew was rescued.[97]

21 May

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Yue You Lian 68  China The cargo ship foundered off Gaolan. Her nine crew were rescued by the tug Zhugangtuo 8 ( China). Yue You Lian 68 was on a voyage from Hong Kong to Taishan.[98]

25 May

List of shipwrecks: 25 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Da You 78  China The tanker collided with another vessel off Guangzhou and caught fire. She was declared a total loss.[99]
Guangdong Union 68  China The cargo ship foundered off Gaolan. Her nine crew were rescued.[100]
Purple Beach  Marshall Islands The cargo ship caught fire off Cuxhaven, Germany. Fourteen firefighters were airlifted to the ship, but they and her 22 crew were later evacuated.[101]

26 May

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 2015
Ship Country Description
97 Samyong  South Korea The tug foundered off Busan following the snapping of a cable connecting the boat with a ship it was towing. Two crew were killed.[102]

30 May

List of shipwrecks: 30 May 2015
Ship Country Description
Down North  Canada The sailing ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Swinoujscie, Poland with the loss of one of the twelve people on board. Survivors were rescued by the fishing vessel Palucca ( Germany). Down North was on a voyage from Swinoujscie to Spitzbergen, Norway.[103]
Miss Natalie  United States The tug sank in the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. One of her five crew was reported missing.[104]

June

1 June

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Dong Fang Zhi Xing  China The ship was traveling on the Yangtze River in Jianli, Hubei Province with 454 people on board when it capsized in a severe thunderstorm. On 13 June, 442 deaths were confirmed, with 12 rescued.[105]

8 June

List of shipwrecks: 8 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Teknogas  Malaysia The LPG tanker issued a distress signal in the South China Sea 200 nautical miles (370 km) off the coast of Vietnam. Reported missing as of 11 June.[106] She later turned up at Palembang, Indonesia, safe and unscathed.

9 June

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 2015
Ship Country Description
KMP Titian Mubarak  Indonesia The ferry sank in the Makassar Strait (1°07′N 118°43′E / 1.117°N 118.717°E / 1.117; 118.717). Of the 97 people on board, 65 were rescued by USS Rushmore ( United States Navy) and five by a fishing boat.[107]

10 June

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Xin Hong 328  China The container ship foundered off Guangzhou. Her eight crew were rescued.[108]

14 June

List of shipwrecks: xx June 2015
Ship Country Description
Koreana  South Korea The four-masted schooner ran aground and was holed off Yeosu. All 38 people on board were rescued.[109]

18 June

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Wan Dong Fang 298  China The tanker capsized and sank in the Yangtze near Nanjing.[110]

20 June

List of shipwrecks: 20 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Alur Barito 1  Indonesia The landing craft ran aground and sank at Banjarmasin.[111]

22 June

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Coastal Pride  India The cargo ship foundered in the Indian Ocean 24 nautical miles (44 km) south of Daman. Her fourteen crew were rescued by Indian Coast Guard helicopters.[112]
Jindal Kamakshi  India
Jindal Kamakshi
Jindal Kamakshi
The cargo ship developed a list in the Indian Ocean 40 nautical miles (74 km) north west of Mumbai. Her twenty crew were rescued by Indian Navy helicopters and taken to INS Shikra.[113]
Unknown Tugboats  Canada Two modified workboats being used as tugs sank in the Saint Lawrence River off of Cornwall, Ontario after being pulled under a barge being used for the demolition of the Seaway International Bridge by stronger current than expected, all crew of both boats were rescued with minor injuries. [114]

24 June

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Coastal Pride  India The cargo ship capsized and sank in the Arabian Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Dahanu. Her fourteen crew were rescued by Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy helicopters.[115]

25 June

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Hai Bang Da  China The cargo ship capsized and sank off Zhuhai. Her eleven crew were rescued.[116]

26 June

List of shipwrecks: 26 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Farley Mowat  Netherlands The ship sank at Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada.

29 June

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Chentong 7  China The barge foundered in the Bohai Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) east of Jingtang. Her six crew were rescued by helicopter.[117]
Guoliang 7  China The barge foundered in the Bohai Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east of Jingtang. Her crew were rescued by helicopter.[117]
Jiang Hang 99  China The cargo ship foundered in the Bohai Sea. Her five crew were rescued by helicopter.[117]
Jiang Shung 299  China The barge foundered in the Bohai Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east of Jingtang. Her crew were rescued by helicopter.[117]
Yuxinhuo 13396  China The cargo ship foundered in the Bohai Sea. Her five crew were rescued by helicopter.[117]

30 June

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 2015
Ship Country Description
Meratus Sumbawa 1  Indonesia The cargo ship caught fire off Surabaya and was abandoned by her nineteen crew.[118]

July

2 July

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Kim Nirvana-B  Philippines The ferry capsized and sank off Ormoc, Leyte. Between 50 and 70 of the 173 people on board were reported to have been rescued.[119]

5 July

List of shipwrecks: xx July 2015
Ship Country Description
Taba  Egypt The ro-ro ferry foundered in the Red Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) off Safaga, Egypt. All 37 people on board were rescued by the Egyptian Navy.[120] She was on a voyage from Safarga to Dhiba, Saudi Arabia.[121]

6 July

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Chang Fu Xing
Hong Wei 298
 China The cargo ships collided off Ningde. Both crews were evacuated.[122]
Hai Truong 36  Vietnam The cargo ship ran aground off La Gi and began to sink.[123]

8 July

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Sinaran Andaman  Cambodia The container ship was driven ashore on Koe Island, Thailand and sank. Her ten crew were rescued by Royal Thai Navy helicopters.[124]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Xin Mao  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Taizhou. Her fourteen crew were rescued.[125]

13 July

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Heng Run  China The cargo ship collided with Wan Li 8 ( China) and sank off Zhoushan with the loss of at least one of her twelve crew. Survivors were rescued by Chinese Coast Guard and Chinese Navy helicopters, with one crew member swimming ashore.[126]

14 July

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Evgenia P  Greece The cargo ship was severely damaged by fire at Elefsina.[127]
Pied Piper  United States The passenger ship ran aground off Woods Hole, Massachusetts. All 113 people on board were taken off by the United States Coast Guard. She was later refloated and taken in to Woods Hole.[128]
Mutiara Persada III  Indonesia The ferry ran aground off Pulau Tempurung, in the Sunda Strait. Her 142 passengers were evacuated.[129]

16 July

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Mrs Baye  United States The tug sank in the Charenton Canal at Charenton, Louisiana. Her three crew survived.[130]

17 July

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Alam Manis  Singapore The cargo ship ran aground off Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, Philippines after her cargo of nickel ore shifted. Twenty crew were rescued by Salviscount ( Singapore). One crew member suffered a heart attack and died.[131]
Unnamed ship  Egyptian Navy was struck off Rafah by a missile fired by ISIS forces.[132]

19 July

List of shipwrecks: 19 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Unnamed ship flag unknown The ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Mareesa by Libyan Air Force aircraft. A government spokesman claimed that the vessel was carrying weapons and ammunition that were destined for terrorists in the east of the country.[133]

20 July

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 2015
Ship Country Description
E Tuan Feng Huo 226  China The cargo ship broke in two and sank whilst being loaded at Wuhan.[134]
Shun Hong Hai 286  China The cargo ship ran aground off Guangzhou.[135]

21 July

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Jia Hang 233  China The cargo ship was abandoned off Hong Kong. Her crew were rescued by a Hong Kong Government Flying Service helicopter.[136]
Jin Tai Yi 3  China The cargo ship was abandoned off Hong Kong. Her crew were rescued by a Hong Kong Government Flying Service helicopter.[136]
Shun Hong Hai 286  China The cargo ship was abandoned off Hong Kong. Her crew were rescued by a Hong Kong Government Flying Service helicopter.[136]
Zhong Chuan 19  China The cargo ship was abandoned off Hong Kong. Her crew were rescued by a Hong Kong Government Flying Service helicopter.[136]
Unidentified barge  United States The retired 50-foot (15.2 m) barge was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean 3.1 nautical miles (5.7 km; 3.6 mi) off Barnegat, New Jersey, at 39°45.500′N 074°01.650′W / 39.758333°N 74.027500°W / 39.758333; -74.027500 (Unidentified barge).[137]
Unidentified barge  United States The retired 50-foot (15.2 m) barge was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean 3.1 nautical miles (5.7 km; 3.6 mi) off Barnegat, New Jersey, at 39°45.350′N 074°01.600′W / 39.755833°N 74.026667°W / 39.755833; -74.026667 (Unidentified barge).[137]

22 July

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Akel  Liberia The coaster collided with Sengul K ( Turkey) and sank in the Black Sea off Riva, Beykoz, Turkey with the loss of one of her twelve crew.[138] Survivors were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard.[139]

23 July

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Jiang Xia Xiang  China The cargo ship collided with Bai Chi ( China) and sank in the Yangtze at Waigaoqiao. Her sixteen crew were rescued.[140][141]
Unnamed ship  Egypt At least twenty-one people died when a passenger boat and a cargo ship collided on the River Nile.[142]

26 July

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Flying Cat 4  Greece The high-speed catamaran ferry ran aground off Tinos. All 239 passengers were evacuated by local boats.[143]

31 July

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 2015
Ship Country Description
Sunflower Daisetsu  Japan The ro-pax ferry caught fire off Hokkaido with the loss of a crew member. The remaining 71 passengers and 22 crew were evacuated from the ship by the Japanese Coast Guard.[144]

August

7 August

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Focomar  Panama The cargo ship suffered engine problems in the Gulf of Aden off Socotra Island, Yemen and was abandoned by her 24 crew. They were rescued a few days later from the island by Libeccio ( Italian Navy). Focomar was towed in to Djibouti by Mubarak Challenger ( United Arab Emirates).[145][146]

8 August

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Jiang Quan 6  China The cargo ship struck a reef whilst trying to avoid a collision with a fishing vessel and was holed. She was consequently beached near Zhoushand.[147]

11 August

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Merry Star  South Korea The container ship ran aground off Hakata-ku, Fukuoka and was holed.[148]

12 August

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Jia Ying 6  China The cargo ship capsized in the Yangtze Estuary. One of her six crew was reported missing.[149]

15 August

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Dharma Kenkana II  Indonesia The ferry ran aground in the Kapuas River. All 873 passengers were evacuated. She was on a voyage from Semarang to Pontianak.[150]
Wonderful Stars  Philippines The ferry caught fire at Ormoc. All 544 people on board were evacuated.[151]

20 August

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Guo Xing 1  Belize The cargo ship collided with another vessel and foundered in the Yellow Sea off Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Two crew were reported missing.[152]

21 August

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Aloha  United States The superyacht struck a reef and sank in the Aegean Sea off Mykonos, Greece. All on board survived.[153]
Louise  United States The tug capsized at Port Arthur, Texas. Her four crew were rescued.[154]

24 August

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Sabuk Nusantara 34  Indonesia The ferry ran aground off Pulau Ngolin Island (7°42′S 130°56′E / 7.700°S 130.933°E / -7.700; 130.933). Her 171 passengers were evacuated.[155]
Zhe Ding 49067  China The coaster was driven ashore in a typhoon at Zhoushan. Her five crew were rescued.[156]

25 August

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Urania  Italy The research vessel capsized in a floating dock at Livorno with the loss of one life.[157]

27 August

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 2015
Ship Country Description
Unnamed ship Unknown Capsized off the coast of Libya near Zuwara with fifty people on board.[158]
Unnamed ship Unknown Capsized off the coast of Libya near Zuwara with four hundred people on board.[158]

September

For the scuttling of the Chilean ferry Amadeo I on 21 September, see the entry for 18 August 2014.

2 September

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Meratus Banjar 2  Indonesia The container ship sprang a leak, capsized and sank in the Java Sea 100 nautical miles (190 km) north east of Surabaya. Two of her crew were reported missing.[159]

3 September

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Zhe Pu 01833  China The cargo ship struck a reef and sank off Ningbo-Zhoushan. Her five crew were rescued.[160]

5 September

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Caledonian Unknown The fishing vessel capsized with four people on board while hauling fish aboard in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The vessel eventually sank and minor pollution was reported. One crew member was rescued and the bodies of the remaining three crew members were recovered.[161]

10 September

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Shoyo 18  Thailand The tug sank at Penang, Malaysia. Her seven crew were rescued.[162]

12 September

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Mugunghwa No. 6  South Korea The fisheries protection vessel ran aground in the Yellow Sea west of Hanapdeokdo Island and was holed. Her eleven crew were rescued.[163]

22 September

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Heng Sheng 688  China The cargo ship was in collision with another vessel and sank at Guangzhou. A crew member was reported missing.[164]

27 September

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Lincoln  South Africa The 42-metre (138 ft) fishing trawler sank off Hangklip. Eight survivors were found also ten bodies had been recovered. Three crewman remained missing.[165]

28 September

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Harken 10  Canada The tug sank in the Strait of Georgia. Her crew survived.[166]

30 September

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 2015
Ship Country Description
Cosmos  South Korea The ferry sank in the East China Sea south of Jeju with the loss of one of her thirteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Hyundai HT-112 ( South Korea).[167]

October

1 October

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 2015
Ship Country Description
El Faro  United States Hurricane Joaquin: The ro-ro cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Bahamas with the lost of her thirty-three person crew. Later analysis of the sea state indicate El Faro was hit by a rogue wave of over 23 m.[168][169]
Emerald Express  Panama Hurricane Joaquin: The landing craft was driven ashore on Crooked Island, Bahamas.[170]
Ilmanui  Indonesia The cargo ship capsized and sank at Perkasa.[171]
Minouche  Bolivia Hurricane Joaquin: The cargo ship foundered in the Caribbean Sea off Haiti. Her twelve crew took to the lifeboat. USCGC Northland ( United States Navy) was reported to be searching for them,[172] but they were rescued by Cronus Leader ( Panama) and Falcon Arrow ( Bahamas) under the AMVER scheme.[173]

4 October

List of shipwrecks: xx October 2015
Ship Country Description
Hua Fu You 2  China The tanker was driven ashore on Donghai Island in a typhoon. She was refloated on 17 October.[174]
Jinhaiyue  China The cargo ship was driven ashore on Zhanjiang East Island in a typhoon. She was refloated on 19 October.[174]

5 October

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Yuan Da 668  China The cargo ship sank in a typhoon at Zhanjian with the loss of one of her six crew.[175]
Yue An Yun 63  China The cargo ship foundered off Yangjiang. Her crew were rescued.[176]

6 October

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Flinterstar  Netherlands The cargo ship collided with Al Oraiq ( Marshall Islands) and sank in the North Sea off Blankenberge, West Flanders, Belgium. Her eleven crew were rescued.[177] The wreck was deemed a hazard to shipping. The bow section was refloated on 27 June 2016. The stern section is scheduled to be refloated in August 2016.[178]
Haidar  Lebanon The livestock carrier capsized at Porto Vila de Conde, Brazil. Her crew had been evacuated before she capsized.[179]

11 October

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 2015
Ship Country Description
An Phu Kiang 079  Vietnam The cargo ship ran aground and sank in the South China Sea off Con Co Island. Her ten crew were rescued by a fishing vessel.[180]

17 October

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Foxhound  Philippines The cargo ship was abandoned in the Bismark Sea. She subsequently came ashore on Long Island, Papua New Guinea.[181]
Paramushir  Russia The coaster capsized and sank in the Pacific Ocean 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Shumshu Island, Kuril Islands with the loss of four of her five crew. The survivor was rescued by Aldan ( Russia).[182]

19 October

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Annie Moon  United States The tug sank at Galena Park, Texas.[183]

21 October

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Rong Jiag 003  China The cargo ship capsized in the Bohai Sea. One of her six crew was rescued by helicopter, five were reported missing.[184]

23 October

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Los Llanitos  Mexico Hurricane Patricia: The cargo ship was driven ashore at Barra de Navidad. Her twenty-seven crew were rescued by helicopter.[185] She subsequently broke her back. It was planned that she would be scuttled,[186] but later it was decided that she would be scrapped in situ.[187] Los Llanitos broke in two on 10 October 2017.[188]

25 October

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Leviathan II  Canada The whale-watching boat sank off the coast of Vargas Island, near the resort of Tofino, Vancouver Island. Five people were killed and one reported missing.[189]
Peter R. Gellatly  United States Hurricane Patricia: The tug was driven ashore in Galveston Bay.[190]

30 October

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 2015
Ship Country Description
Hoang Phuc  Vietnam The cargo ship capsized 7 nautical miles (13 km) off Ho Chi Minh City with the loss of one of her eighteen crew. Twelve were rescued, five were reported trapped in the ship.[191]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 2015
Ship Country Description
Foxhound  Philippines The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Bismark Sea off Lae, Papua New Guinea. Her twenty-one crew took to the lifeboat and were subsequently rescued by COSCO Shanghai ( China).[192]
Pathara Marine 5  Thailand The coastal container ship capsized and sank the Gulf of Siam sometime in October. All four crew were trapped inside and died.[193]

November

1 November

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Ya Zar Tun  Myanmar The ferry sank on the Chindwin River, Sagaing Region while heading for Sae Zin from Monywa. Approximately thirty people are saved and eight bodies recovered, out of an unknown number of passenger (estimated at seventy to one hundred).[194]

2 November

List of shipwrecks: 2November 2015
Ship Country Description
Perla  Iceland The dredger sank at Reykjavík.[195]

8 November

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Soya Maru  Belize The cargo ship caught fire in the Inland Sea of Japan and was abandoned by her ten crew. She was on a voyage from Osaka to Haimen, China.[196]

14 November

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Guang Yun  China The cargo ship collided with Ji Xin 9 ( China) in the Taiwan Strait and was severely damaged. Her 26 crew were rescued by Ji Xin 9 (flag unknown). Guang Yun was on a voyage from Zhoushan to Dong Guan.[197]

16 November

List of shipwrecks: 16 November 2015
Ship Country Description
KM Wihan Sejahtera  Indonesia The ferry capsized off Tanjung Perak. All of the passengers and crew were reported to have been rescued.[198][199]

18 November

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Le Boreal  France The cruise ship suffered an engine room fire off the Falkland Islands. All 347 people were evacuated by Royal Air Force helicopters and HMS Clyde ( Royal Navy).[200]

20 November

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Hua Chun 19  China The cargo ship foundered in the Yellow Sea off Qingdao with the loss of a crew member. Five others were reported missing.[201]

21 November

List of shipwrecks: 21 November 2015
Ship Country Description
ARM Uribe  Mexican Navy The decommissioned Uribe-class patrol vessel was scuttled with explosive charges in the Pacific Ocean 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) off Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, to create an artificial reef.

22 November

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Guiliang 399  China The cargo ship collided with Zi Yun 1 ( China) off Zhoushan and sank. Four of her eight crew were rescued.[202]

24 November

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Suilven  Fiji The cargo ship capsized and sank off Suva. Her 34 crew were rescued.[203]

28 November

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Nadezhda  Russia The tanker was driven ashore and damaged on Sakhalin Island near Nevelsk. She was on a voyage from Vanino to Korsakov.[204]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 2015
Ship Country Description
Fortune Life  Panama The cargo ship foundered in the Philippine Sea 130 nautical miles (240 km) west of Vigan with the loss of eleven of her nineteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Ashley Lady ( Singapore).[205]

December

4 December

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Hanjin Aqua  Panama The container ship ran aground in the Sunda Strait off Sangiang Island, Indonesia.[206] She was refloated on 6 January 2016.[207]

10 December

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 2015
Ship Country Description
City  Panama The cargo ship ran aground and partially sank at Sagata, Japan. Her eighteen crew were rescued.[208]

11 December

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Shearwater  United States The retired 166-foot (50.6 m) purse seiner was scuttled as an artificial reef in 120 feet (37 m) of water in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Delaware at 38°31.661′N 074°30.607′W / 38.527683°N 74.510117°W / 38.527683; -74.510117 (Shearwater).[209]

13 December

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Royal 16  Vietnam The cargo ship was driven ashore at Legazpi, Philippines.[210]

14 December

List of shipwrecks: 14 December 2015
Ship Country Description
William E Strait  United States The tug collided with the towboat Margaret Ann ( United States) and sank in the Mississippi River.[211]

16 December

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Thorco Cloud  Antigua and Barbuda The cargo ship collided with Stolt Commitment ( Cayman Islands) and sank in the Singapore Strait. Six of her twelve crew were reported missing.[212] Three bodies were recovered from near the wreck of the ship in late December; one of them was confirmed to be a crew member.[213] The other two bodies were later also confirmed to be missing crew members.[214]

17 December

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Maple Lea  Germany The cargo ship grounded in Lake Saint-Louis, Quebec shortly after leaving Montreal; refloated four days later on 21 December.[215]

19 December

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Marina Baru  Indonesia The passenger ferry capsized and sank off the south coast of Sulawesi, 13 nautical miles (24 km) south east of Siwa. About 40 of the 125 passengers and crew were rescued. 60 people were killed in the sinking.[216]

22 December

List of shipwrecks: xx December 2015
Ship Country Description
Star Pride  Bahamas The cruise ship ran aground off Coiba, Panama. Her passengers were taken off by Star Breeze and Tere Moana (both  Bahamas).

27 December

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 2015
Ship Country Description
Granam St Anne  Haiti The coaster foundered off the coast of Cuba. Her twelve crew were rescued by two United States Coast Guard helicopters.[217]

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  94. ^ "Freighter with 37000 gas cylinders capsized, Borneo". Fleetmon. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  95. ^ "Fish carrier Bo Sung No.2010 aground with heavy list, Korea". Fleetmon. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  96. ^ "Product tanker Martha Petrol taken off reef, Indonesia". Fleetmon. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  97. ^ "Dredger capsized near Singapore". Fleetmon. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  98. ^ "Freighter sank near Macao, crew rescued". Fleetmon. 24 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  99. ^ "Tanker destroyed by fire after collision, Guangzhou". Fleetmon. 26 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  100. ^ "Cargo Ship Sinks off Gaolan Port". World Maritime News. Retrieved 25 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  101. ^ "Gallery: Freighter Burning off Germany, Authorities Say Might Explode". World Maritime News. Retrieved 27 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  102. ^ "Captain and Crewman Die in Tugboat Sinking off Busan Port". World Maritime News. Retrieved 27 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  103. ^ "Sailing ship Down North sank in Baltic sea, 1 died". Fleetmon. 31 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  104. ^ "Tug sank near Baton Rouge". Fleetmon. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  105. ^ "Sinking of Dongfang zhi Xing: 12 rescued, 442 bodied found" (in Chinese). People.cn. 13 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  106. ^ "LPG Tanker Disappears off Vietnam". World Maritime News. Retrieved 11 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  107. ^ "Ferry sank in Makassar Strait, SAR under way, USS Rushmore rescued 65 people". Fleetmon. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  108. ^ "Chinese Boxship Sinks, Eight Crew Rescued". World Maritime News. Retrieved 10 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  109. ^ "Korean tall ship Koreana aground and holed, 38 people rescued". Fleetmon. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  111. ^ Hancock, Paul (21 June 2015). "Alur Barito 1". Shipwrecklog. Retrieved 25 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  112. ^ "Cement Carrier Sinks off Mumbai, Three More Merchant Ships in Distress". World Maritime News. Retrieved 24 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  113. ^ "Indian Navy Airlifts 20 from Listing Freighter". World Maritime News. Retrieved 22 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  114. ^ "Second tugboat capsizes on St.Lawrence River". CTV Ottawa.
  115. ^ "Troubled frieghter Coastal Pride sank, crew rescued, Arabian sea". Fleetmon. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  116. ^ "Freighter sank near Macao, 11 crew rescued". Fleetmon. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  117. ^ a b c d e "26 Airlifted from 5 Vessels Hit by Strong Winds in Bohai Sea". World Maritime News. Retrieved 30 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  118. ^ "Freighter Ablaze off Surabaya". World Maritime News. Retrieved 30 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  119. ^ "Philippine ferry sinks off Leyte with dozens dead". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  120. ^ "RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued". World Maritime News. Retrieved 6 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  121. ^ "Ro-ro cargo ship Taba sank in Red sea". Fleetmon. 5 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  122. ^ "Chinese freighters collided off Ningde, both damaged, crews evacuated". Fleetmon. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  123. ^ "Freighter Aground and Taking On Water off Vietnam". World Maritime News. Retrieved 6 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  124. ^ "Monsoon Storm Sinks Three Vessels in Andaman Sea". World Maritime News. Retrieved 8 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  125. ^ Hancock, Paul (11 July 2015). "Xin Mao". Shipwrecklog. Retrieved 15 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  126. ^ "One Dead, One Missing After Two Freighters Collide off Zhoushan". World Maritime News. Retrieved 14 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  127. ^ "Fire destroyed accommodations on Evgenia P, Greece". Fleetmon. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  128. ^ "Charter Vessel Carrying 113 People Runs Aground off Massachusetts". World Maritime News. Retrieved 15 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  129. ^ "Ferry disabled in Sunda Strait, passengers evacuated, Indonesia – Update". Fleetmon. 13 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  130. ^ "Tug Mrs Baye sank in Charenton Canal". Fleetmon. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  131. ^ "MBC bulker runs aground off Philippines, one dead". World Maritime News. Retrieved 20 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  132. ^ "Egypt navy ship 'hit by Sinai militants' missile, all hands lost'". BBC News Online. Retrieved 17 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  133. ^ "Libyan War Planes Sink Ship". World Maritime News. Retrieved 20 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  135. ^ "Freighter aground, salvage under way, China". Fleetmon. 28 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  137. ^ a b njscuba.net Coleman barges
  138. ^ "Freighter Akel sank after collision with freighter Sengul K, Turkey". Fleetmon. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  139. ^ "Gallery: Turkish-Flagged Ship Sinks, One Dead". World Maritime News. Retrieved 23 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  140. ^ "Bulker Capsizes after Colliding with Tanker off Shanghai". World Maritime News. Retrieved 27 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  141. ^ "Freighter capsized after collision with tanker carrying crude, Shanghai". Fleetmon. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  142. ^ "Nile 'party boat' crash kills at least 21 in Egypt". BBC News. Retrieved 9 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  143. ^ "Ferry Flying Cat 4 grounding, Greece". Fleetmon. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  144. ^ "Body Found on Ferry Ablaze off Hokkaido". World Maritime News. Retrieved 3 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  145. ^ "Crew Swims Ashore after Bulker Sinks off Yemen". World Maritime News. Retrieved 12 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  146. ^ "Stranded Focomar Crew Safe and Sound". World Maritime News. Retrieved 19 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  147. ^ "Jiang Quan 6 intentionally grounded to avoid sinking, China". Fleetmon. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  148. ^ "Container ship Merry Star still aground, Japan". Fleetmon. 15 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  149. ^ "Freighter capsized, Yangtze estuary". Fleetmon. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  150. ^ "Ferry Dharma Kenkana II aground, hundreds of passengers evacuated, Indonesia". Fleetmon. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  151. ^ Hartley-Parkinson, Richard. "Passengers forced to jump from ferry after it catches fire". Metro. Retrieved 15 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  152. ^ "Chinese and Korean freighters collided off Pyeongtaek, 2 crew missing". Fleetmon. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  153. ^ Nsubuga, Jimmy. "5355592". Metro. Retrieved 22 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  154. ^ "Tug Louise capsized, Port Arthur". Fleetmon. 22 August 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  155. ^ "Passenger vessel Sabuk Nusantara 34 aground, 171 passengers evacuated, Indonesia". Fleetmon. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  156. ^ "Coaster grounded by typhoon, Ningbo". Fleetmon. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  157. ^ "Research vessel Urania capsized in floating dock, 1 killed, 11 trapped inside". Fleetmon. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  158. ^ a b "Migrant crisis: Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds". BBC News. Retrieved 27 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  159. ^ "Meratus Line Vessel Sinks, Two Crew Missing". World Maritime News. Retrieved 3 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  160. ^ "Freighter Hits Reef and Sinks off Ningbo-Zhoushan Port". World Maritime News. Retrieved 4 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  161. ^ Report of Marine transportation safety investigation M15P0286.
  162. ^ "Thai tug sank in Penang port". Fleetmon. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  163. ^ "Freighter hit the reef, crew evacuated, Korea". Fleetmon. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  164. ^ "Freighter sank on Guangzhou anchorage after collision". Fleetmon. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  165. ^ "10 dead in Cape fishing trawler disaster". News24. Retrieved 28 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  166. ^ "Tug sank, crew safe, Canada". Fleetmon. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  167. ^ "Towed ferry sank or sinking in East China Sea". Fleetmon. 30 September 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  168. ^ "Debris Found in Search Area for El Faro, Ship and 33 Crew Still Missing". World Maritime News. Retrieved 5 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  169. ^ Kotze, Petro (27 March 2021). "Monsters of the seas". New Scientist. No. 3327. pp. 41–5.
  170. ^ "Emerald Express was 25 nm behind El Faro, still stranded in mangrove swamp". Fleetmon. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  171. ^ "Freighter Ilmanui capsized in Perkasa Port, Indonesia". Fleetmon. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  172. ^ "US Coast Guard Searching for Freighter Sinking off Haiti". World Maritime News. Retrieved 2 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  173. ^ "Update: Amver Duo Rescues Minouche Crew". World Maritime News. Retrieved 5 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  174. ^ a b "Two freighters grounded by typhoon salvaged". Fleetmon. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  175. ^ "Chinese freighter partially sank, caught in typhoon". Fleetmon. 5 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  176. ^ "Freighter Yue An Yun 63 sank in South China Sea". Fleetmon. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  177. ^ Newmark, Zack. "11 rescued as Dutch freight ship sinks after colission (sic)". NL Times. Retrieved 6 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  178. ^ "Flinterstar's Bow Lifted from Sea". World Maritime News. Retrieved 29 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  179. ^ "Images: Live Stock Carrier Sinks in Brazil". World Maritime News. Retrieved 6 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  180. ^ "Freighter sank in South China sea, 10 crew rescued". Fleetmon. 11 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  181. ^ "Freighter abandoned by crew, drifted aground, Bismark Sea". Fleetmon. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  182. ^ "Coastal freighter Paramushir capsized in the Pacific, 4 missing". Fleetmon. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  183. ^ "Tug and barge sank, Houston". Fleetmon. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  184. ^ "Chinese freighter capsized in Bohai sea, 5 missing". Fleetmon. October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  185. ^ "Hurricane Patricia Grounds Bulker, Spares Major Mexican Ports". World Maritime News. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  186. ^ "Gallery: Cracked Bulker Stuck in Mexico to Be Scuttled". World Maritime News. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  187. ^ "Grounded Bulker Los Llanitos to Be Taken to Pieces at Spot". World Maritime News. Retrieved 28 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  188. ^ "Ship 'Los Llanitos' Split in Two by Strong Swell". Maritime Herald. Retrieved 11 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  189. ^ "Whale-watching boat carrying 27 sinks off Canada's British Columbia, killing five people, one missing". ABC.net. Retrieved 1 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  190. ^ "Tug Peter F. Gellatly with oil barge grounded by storm, Galveston". Fleetmon. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  191. ^ "Freighter Hoang Phuc capsized off Ho Chi Minh, 1 dead 5 trapped inside". Fleetmon. 31 October 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  192. ^ "ITF: Crew of Sunken Filipino Cargo Ship Deserved Better". World Maritime News. Retrieved 23 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  193. ^ "Thai coastal Container Ship sank, dozens of containers afloat". Fleetmon.com. 22 January 2019.
  194. ^ Su Wai, Khin (4 November 2015). "Eight bodies recovered, scores still missing". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 12 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  195. ^ "Dredger Perla sank in Reykjavik harbor". Fleetmon. 2 November 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  196. ^ "Freighter SOYA MARU on fire, scrap again". Fleetmon. 8 November 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  197. ^ "Freighters Guang Yun and Ji Xin 9 collided off Shantou, 26 crew evacuated". Fleetmon. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  198. ^ "RoRo Ship Sinks in Lamong Bay, Indonesia". World Maritime News. Retrieved 16 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  199. ^ "Update: All Passengers and Crew Saved After Ship Sinks". World Maritime News. Retrieved 17 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  200. ^ "VIDEO: Engine Room Fire Leaves Cruise Ship Drifting off Falklands". World Maritime News. Retrieved 19 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  201. ^ "One Dead, Five Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks off Qingdao". World Maritime News. Retrieved 20 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  202. ^ "Four Missing after Collision off Zhoushan". World Maritime News. Retrieved 24 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  203. ^ "MV Suilven Sinks off Suva, Crew Members Saved". World Maritime News. Retrieved 24 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  204. ^ "Tanker Nadezhda grounded by storm, hull breached". Fleetmon. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  205. ^ "11 Missing After Panama-Flagged Ship Sinks off Philippines". World Maritime News. Retrieved 30 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  206. ^ "M/V Hanjin Aqua Hard Aground in Indonesia". World Maritime News. 4 December 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  207. ^ "Hanjin Aqua Finally Refloated". World Maritime News. Retrieved 7 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  208. ^ "VIDEO: Russian Ship Aground in Japan, 18 Evacuated". World Maritime News. Retrieved 10 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  209. ^ njscuba.net USNS Shearwater T-AG-177
  210. ^ "Royal 16 grounded on reefs". Fleetmon. 16 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  211. ^ "Tug William E Strait sank after collision". Fleetmon. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  212. ^ "Six Missing After Collision in Singapore Strait". World Maritime News. Retrieved 17 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  213. ^ "Three Bodies Recovered near Sunken Thorco Cloud, One of Them Missing Crew Member". World Maritime News. Retrieved 30 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  214. ^ "Two More Bodies Confirmed as Thorco Cloud Crew Members". World Maritime News. Retrieved 5 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  215. ^ "Update: BBC Maple Lea Pulled Free". World Maritime News. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  216. ^ "Dozens Missing, Three Dead after Ferry Sinks off Indonesia". World Maritime News. Retrieved 21 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  217. ^ "USCG Saves 12 Crew Members of Sinking Freighter". World Maritime News. Retrieved 30 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Ship events in 2015
Ship launches: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Ship commissionings: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Ship decommissionings: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Shipwrecks: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020