Tug sank in Singapore Strait

Tug MULTI SAHABAT 8 sank in Singapore Strait in the afternoon Jun 25, reportedly being unable to keep against high swell. Of 5 crew on board, 4 were rescued, and 1, skipper, went missing. SAR was suspended on Jun 26, skipper wasn’t found.
Tug MULTI SAHABAT 8, MMSI 525015653, length 18 meters, flag Indonesia.



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