The MS Ostend Sprit was a cross-channel ferry operating between France and the UK which has been sold as scrap. This video shows the dangerous beaching maneuver where the vessel enters full speed into a demolishing yard in Turkey.
America's gotten significantly heavier over the past twenty years and we should have seen this coming. First Kevin Smith gets booted off that flight, then that guy sues White Castle for not having plus-sized booths. Now, one of the nation's largest ferry systems is obligated to carry fewer people on each trip.
A ferry carrying at least 600 people sank off the coast of Zanzibar early this morning. Authorities are still searching for survivors and those lost, but nearly 200 people have been confirmed killed in the accident. We hope the rest are safe.