Passenger ship disabled, adrift south of Singapore
Passenger ship DUMAI LINE 5 on Sep 17 was disabled after engine failure near Pulau Burung island, south of Singapore, with some 90 passengers on board, while en route from Batam to Dumai, Malacca Strait. According to latest news, as of night Sep 17 vessel was adrift off Pulau Burung, no reports on emergency towage or passengers evacuation. Understood clogged fuel pipe caused engine failure. Vessel laying dead in the water in rough seas, passengers said to suffer from sea-sickness.