Landing craft capsized, sank in Kalimantan waters VIDEO

Landing craft SALUANG capsized and sank alongside pier in Belitang, Kapuas river, Sekadau Regency, West Kalimantan, at around midnight LT Apr 22. Ferry capsized after loaded vehicles shifted. There were 14 passengers, 8 crew and 6 trucks on board, people managed to disembark without casualties or injures, 6 trucks sank together with ferry.
Landing craft SALUANG, IMO 8976449, GT 192, built 2000, flag Indonesia, manager ASDP INDONESIA FERRY, Jakarta.

Comments

comments

Author

//

My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.