Cargo ship sank in Java sea, crew rescued
General cargo ship TIRTA AMARTA loaded with fertilizers suffered water ingress and sank in Java sea, some 120 nm NW of Surabaya, East Java, in the morning Jun 25. The ship was en route to southern Kalimantan from Gresik Surabaya. 16 crew went into life raft and were picked up by passing container ship (SEASPAN FRASER, IMO 9351608), Indonesian SAR boat took them on board later, and transferred to Gresik, all are well.
General cargo ship TIRTA AMARTA, IMO 8631166, dwt 893, built 1987, flag Indonesia, manager KARYA CEMERLANG PT, Jakarta (EQUASIS).
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