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eBlue_economy_Ferry with some 350 passengers aground on uninhabited island
eBlue_economy_Ferry with some 350 passengers aground on uninhabited island

Ferry with some 350 passengers aground on uninhabited island

Passenger ro-ro ferry  AMADEA ran aground on a coast of uninhabited island Kandang Lunik, Sunda Strait, Indonesia, at around 2210 WIB (UTC +7) Dec 29, shortly after leaving Bakauheni port, eastern Sumatra, with 342 passengers and 97 cars on board. Ferry is serving Bakauheni Sumatra – Merak Java line. A strong wind was reported as a cause. As of 1120 WIB Dec 30, the ferry was still aground, with at least 2 tugs assisting her. All passengers remain on board. No hull breaches reported, so far.

Passenger Ship AMADEA is currently located at WAFR – West Africa at position 32° 38′ 30.6″ N, 016° 54′ 48.2″ W as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-12-30 09:37 UTC (1 minute ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from Southwest direction at force 2 Beaufort.
 

The vessel is currently at port FUNCHAL, PT after a voyage of 1 day, 12 hours originating from port LISBOA, PT.

AMADEA (IMO: 8913162) is a Passenger Ship that was built in 1991 (30 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of the Bahamas.
Its carrying capacity is 29008 Gross Tonnage and her current draught is reported to be 7.1 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 192.82 meters and her width is 24.7 meters.


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