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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Ghost ship

This year
Wreck of 'ghost ship' in east Cork posed an 'unacceptable' risk to members of the public
The report indicated that the potential cost of the full removal of the wreck would be “of low order several millions.”
Last year
MV Alta 'ghost ship' splits in two off Cork coast following successive storms
The ship washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.
All time
Firefighters substantially extinguish blaze aboard wreck of 'ghost ship' MV Alta
The MV Alta is slowly being ripped apart by waves on the rocks near the village of Ballycotton on the east Cork coast.
The MV Alta is slowly being ripped apart by waves on rocks off the east Cork coast.
Smoke was reported coming from the wreck's bridge earlier today.
MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
Public asked to stay away from Cork ghost ship as 'hazardous materials' analysed
'Very little fuel' on board shipwreck that washed ashore in Cork
No final decisions have yet been taken about the future of the vessel.
From Bermuda to Ballycotton: The long and lonely Atlantic journey of 'ghost ship' the MV Alta
The ship was abandoned some 16 months ago as tropical storm Leslie approached Bermuda.
Italian firefighters board tragic ferry as 19 people remain missing
More than 450 people have been rescued from the ship.
Is a ghost ship full of cannibal rats REALLY headed for Ireland?
Well, maybe. But you probably don’t need to worry.
VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon
The US Coast Guard destroyed the ship, which had drifted unmanned all the way across the Pacific.
'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada
The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.