Ferry JETLINER ran out of fuel with passengers on board
Ferry JETLINER departed from Bau Bau, Buton Island, Indonesia, bound for Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi, at around 0130 LT June 3, with some 60 passengers aboard. Shortly after leaving vessel stopped dead in the sea, because it ran out of fuel. Vessel was adrift for several hours, then somehow was taken back and docked in Bau Bau. Whether she was towed, or supplied with enough fuel to return, is unknown. It is said, that Bau Bau is suffering bunker fuel shortage.