Disabled passenger vessel taken on tow
Passenger vessel CANTIKA LESTARI suffered engine failure in the morning Jan 28 local time, while en route from Jayapura to Kasonaweja, eastern Indonesian Borneo, Philippine sea, with 189 passengers on board. Disabled vessel was caught in rather rough seas some 30 nm northwest of Jayapura, tug was sent, CANTIKA LESTARI was taken on tow to be towed back to Jayapura. Two numbered CANTIKA LESTARI ships found in EQUASIS, no AIS.
Passenger vessel CANTIKA LESTARI 88, IMO 8774516, GT 951, built 2012, flag Indonesia.
Passenger vessel CANTIKA LESTARI 99, IMO 8696271, GT 854, built 2013, flag Indonesia.