Offshore supply ship driftied onto breakwater, Gulf of Siam

Offshore supply vessel SETIA KILAS drifted onto breakwater at Kuala Terengganu port, easte coast of Malaysia Peninsula, Gulf of Siam, in the morning Jan 18, after her engine failed. Vessel was undergoing sea trials with 7 crew and 3 contractors on board, all of them left the vessel and are safe. SETIA KILAS is to be refloated as soon as weather permits and salvor is contracted.
Offshore supply vessel SETIA KILAS, IMO 9510395, GT 270, built 2009, flag Malaysia.



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