The "Satria Pratama" ran aground near Hellen Island, Mars Takong Kecil Batam, in pos. 1 8.871 N - 103 48.047 E on Sep 18, 2018, at 07:30 a.m. The Batam SAR immediately responded with a RIB which arrived on site at 8 a.m. It was planned to refloat the ship with the high tide at 2 p.m. Also the SAR boat "Purworejo" attended ans was monitoring the ferrry. At 10.15 a.m. the passengers were taken off by the "Lagoi Ekspres" and taken to Punggur Port. The ferry had on board 50 passengers, 19 crew members and 31 vehicles.
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The "Taimyr", carrying a cargo of 2916 tons of crushed stone, allided with the lower main gates while entering the sluice-gate No.2 at the Belousovskiy hydroelectric complex, at kilometre mark 869 on the Volgo-Balt Canal, on Sep 15, 2018. A 27-metre section of the gate's timber fender measuring 100-millimetre x 50-millimetre and 200-millimetre x 200-millimetre needed to be replaced. The vessel was not damaged.
Ferry on route from BauBau to North Maluku island on fire - 10 died 8 missing
Ferry KM FUNGKA PERMATA V on Sep 14 caught fire, burned out and sank in position 02 00S 123 22E south of Banggai island, east of Central Sulawesi, Banda sea, while en route from Baubau, southeast Sulawesi, to North Maluku island. 126 people including 11 crew were rescued, at least 10 died, 8 still missing. There’s a confusion as to total number of people on board – it is said, that there were 146 passengers and 12 crew, but only 91 passengers are listed in manifest.