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Sinking the nation

22 June 2023

6:00 AM

22 June 2023

6:00 AM

The Korean Ferry Sewol, at 20 years old, had already been on the Incheon to Jeju run for just over one year. At 19 years old, she had been modified by the addition of superstructure, diminishing her Survivability Index and stability margins, but still remaining within legal limits. The Survivability Index of a ship is the chance of surviving a disaster scenario.

At 8.48

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