Ferry SEA PRINCE damaged in collision, 97 passengers evacuated
MAP Singapore: At about 9.45pm on 29 Nov 2015, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that an Indonesia-registered ferry, SEA PRINCE had hit a floating object after leaving the Nongsapura ferry terminal in Batam. At the time of the incident, the ferry was in Indonesian waters and heading for Singapore with 97 passengers including 51 Singaporeans and 7 crew.
The ferry operator, Batamfast immediately activated two ferries to transfer all the passengers to the Nongsapura ferry terminal. All the passengers are accounted for and the ferry is in stable condition.