Passenger ship with 516 passengers on board collided with freighter, Indonesia
Passenger ship KELIMUTU with 516 passengers on board collided with cargo ship MAJU 88 on Dec 13 in Sampit river, shortly after departure from Sampit Port, southern Borneo, and proceeding downstream to Java sea. Ships collided in narrow channel, KELIMUTU suffered hull breach some two meters long in anchor hawse, above waterline. No information on MAJU 88 damages, though surely, there must be some, probably serious. KELIMUTU returned to Sampit, passengers were disembarked, their tickets refunded. KELIMUTU is to stay until Dec 15 at Sampit for repairs.
General cargo ship MAJU 88, IMO 8661082, dwt 2721, built 2002, flag Indonesia, manager MAJUKARSA PERDANA JAYA LINE PT.
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