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Passenger ship with more than 600 people aground, Indonesia VIDEO

Passenger ship KM SIRIMAU with more than 600 passengers on board ran aground in Savu sea, Timor Leste, Indonesia, on Meko island between Lembata and Adonara islands in the afternoon May 17

Evacuation of passengers was complicated by low tide, understood most parts of the passengers were already evacuated by morning May 18

There’s no obvious danger for those who remain on board. The ship os connecting the islands and ports of southeast Indonesia and Papua Guinea.

Passenger ship with more than 600 people aground, Indonesia VIDEO

Passenger Ship SIRIMAU is currently located at INDO – Banda Sea at position 08° 01′ 00.5″ S, 131° 12′ 14.4″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-05-13 18:42 UTC (4 days, 23 hours ago)

The vessel departed from SAUMLAKI, ID on 2022-05-14 at 03:09 LT (UTC +9) and is currently sailing at 10.8 knots in the West direction heading to LEWOLEBA, ID with a reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-05-17 22:30 LT (UTC +9) local time (1 day, 5 hours ago)

SIRIMAU (IMO: 8915641) is a Passenger Ship that was built in 1991 (31 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Indonesia.
Its carrying capacity is 6022 Gross Tonnage and her current draught is reported to be 4.4 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 99.8 meters and her width is 18.3 meters.
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Sources : Maritime Security + Marine Traffic

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