Ferry WIRA ARTHA collided with ferry JATRA II at Bakauheni harbor, Southern Sumatra, Sunda Strait, at around 1130 LT Dec 17, while maneuvering to berth in strong wind, on arrival from Merak Port, Java. The ship went out of control and was dragged along JATRA II, sustaining a number of damages, including a destroyed bridge wing. She’s to be taken off service scheduled to undergo repairs. JATRA II suffered damaged railings and starboard funnel. Both ships are deployed on Merak – Bakauheni service.
Ro-Ro/Passenger Ship WIRA ARTHA is currently located at INDO – Java Sea at position 05° 57′ 05.7″ S, 105° 58′ 31.8″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-03-30 09:02 UTC (8 months, 23 days ago)
heading to MERAK, ID with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2021-12-17 15:27 LT (UTC +7) local time (1 day, 6 hours ago)
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