All 25 passengers & 15 crew rescued from Ferry caught fire in Bali Strait
Friday, 18 May 2018 01:08
The ferry named LABITRA ADINDA, connecting Gilimanuk port, Bali island, and Ketapang, Java,
caught fire on May 17 th 2018 while crossing Bail Strait en route to Ketapang,
with15 crew, 18 or 25 passengers and 13 vehicles on board. Upper deck was engulfed by fire,
some passengers panicked, but luckily, all including crew were evacuated,
no casualties reported, but some passengers were hospitalized.
Fire said to be extinguished by a tug with water canon.
Ferry was approaching Ketapang when fire started,
Black smoke was seen billowing on the ship and a number of passengers panicked
over the fire that occurred on the upper deck of the 2nd floor of the vessel.
The passengers were evacuated using a lifeboat and taken to KMP Karya Maritim II,
so that all KMP passengers Labrita Adinda survived the fire of the ship
and the extinction process was still carried out by the officers.
Passenger ro-ro ship LABITRA ADINDA, IMO 8652108, dwt 1000, built 2010,
flag Indonesia, manager LABITRA BAHTERA PRATAMA PT.