Freighter Collides With Four Cargo Boats in Indonesia



Accident : Collision
Date : 28 September 2015
Vessels involved : Amrta Jaya I, a cargo vessel and 4 cargo boats
Location : Kalianget port, Sumenep island, Indonesia

A freighter collided with the four cargo boats during its unmooring maneuvers.  The collision happened when the freighter was about to leave.  The collision caused the cargo boats loaded with salt to sink thereby incurring a substantial financial loss.  A sudden gush of wind has been cited as the prime reason for the collision.  

Source: Fleetmon


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