SAR Purworejo aground

Indonesian rescue vessel SAR Purworejo ran aground in Singapore Strait

The Indonesian rescue vessel SAR Purworejo ran aground in Singapore Strait on the reefs in Tanjungpinggir waters, Batam island. The vessel was en route from Sekupang to Belakang Padang, when helmsman failed to maintain the course under the pressure of the crosswind and strong currents. The rescue vessel SAR Purworejo left the fairway and stuck …

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Sumber Bahagia Jaya sank

Two missing after landing craft Sumber Bahagia Jaya sank in Makassar Strait

The landing craft Sumber Bahagia Jaya partially sank on 47 nm off Cape Tanjung, Pulau Birahbirahan island in Indonesia. The vessel was en route from Malinau to Samarinda with heavy equipment on board, but started getting water ingress in bad weather and rough sea. The vessel developed list to starboard and started sinking. The crew …

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