05 Feb '12, 9am

Search scaled back for PNG ferry disaster victims

Search scaled back for PNG ferry disaster victims

PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea authorities scaled back their search Sunday for survivors from the sinking of a passenger ferry, saying none of the more than 100 people still missing were likely to be found alive. The Pacific nation's National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) moved from search to recovery mode after scouring the waters for 56 hours without finding a survivor of Thursday's sinking of the MV Rabaul Queen near the city of Lae. "Whilst rescue operations are likely to continue, weather permitting, for some more time, basically we are looking for bodies from now onwards," said NMSA rescue coordinator Nurur Rahman. A fifth body was found on Sunday but Rahman said the number of survivors remained the same at 246 and there was little hope, given the thoroughness of the search and amount of debris picked over, of finding any others. "There is a high degree of confide...

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