Container ship Meratus Banjar 2 sank in Java sea, 2 crew missing
Container ship Meratus Banjar 2 loaded with containers sank during the night Sep 01 – Sep 2 in Java sea in vicinity 06 13S 114 13E, some 100 nm nourtheast of Surabaya, Indonesia, en route from Surabaya to Makassar, Sulawesi, Makassar Strait. Vessel reported water ingress in engine room at around 2200 LT Sep 1, crew didn’t manage to take leak under control, vessel finally, capsized and sank. Two crew missing, SAR under way. On photos made by mobile phone sinking Meratus Banjar 2.