Freighter sank at Gresik anchorage after collision, 4 missing
General cargo vessel KM DEWARUCI PERKASA with 1,000 cement on board while leaving Gresik, Indonesia, collided with anchored general cargo vessels KM DOLPHIN NUSANTARA (assumedly KM DOLPHIN NUSANTARA 2) and KM TRIJAYA (no data found) at around 1430 LT Nov 1. KM DEWARUCI PERKASA sank, of 13 crew 9 rescued, 4 missing. According to preliminary information, KM DEWARUCI PERKASA was to pass between two anchored vessels, but because of strong current lost control and collided with those vessels, details unknown.
General cargo vessel KM DEWARUCI PERKASA, IMO 8624967, dwt 688, built 1985, flag Indonesia, manager BUTON MAMIRI SEJATI.
General cargo vessel KM DOLPHIN NUSANTARA 2, IMO 9114012, dwt 1300, built 1995, flag Indonesia.