LPG tanker collided with boxship off Surabaya, tanker severely damaged
LPG tanker Navigator Aries collided with boxship Leo Perdana early in the morning June 29 in waters of Karang Jamuang Island, some 20 nm north of Surabaya, East Java. Tanker suffered a portside breach 5 meters long, and a fire, which luckily, was quickly extinguished. Tanker was en route from Dermaga Gospier to Pelabuhan Kalbut, while boxship was en route to Surabaya. Four tugs were deployed, tanker was anchored in position 06 59S 112 42E, some 10 nm north of Gresik. Leo Perdana reached Surabaya under own power and was docked.