KM Francis vs. KM Bunga Mekar
Local Indonesian ferry KM Francis collided with a local freighter KM Bunga Mekar in Malaysian waters off Tawau, Malaysia, northeastern tip of Borneo Island, Malaysia – Indonesia border, at around 1800 LT Nov 24. Ferry, which was en route to Indonesia with 100 Indonesian workers, sank. All workers and 7 out of 8 crew rescued, 1 crew went missing and later was found dead. Freighter remained afloat and reached port of destination, Tawau. No data found on both vessels.