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Minister: Ill-fated KM Senopati was still sea-worthy SEMARANG - The "KM Senopati Nusantara", the motor vessel (MV) which sank in Suar Mandalika waters early Saturday (Dec, 30), was still sea worthy and not very old, Tranportation Minister Hatta Radjasa said. The KM Senopati Nusantara was made in 1990 and it underwent repairs in 2006, the minister told the press here on Saturday.

According to early reports, the vessel was carrying 504 passengers and a 63-man crew and sank in Suar Mandalika waters, some 30 nautical miles off South Kalimantan in the wee hours of Saturday. So far, only 28 of the number of passengers listed in the ship`s manifest had been rescued. They had been temporarily evacuated to Bawean island, East Java.

The minister said, the vessel of 2,178 gross dead weight tons had a capacity to carry 800 passengers and was equipped with sufficient safety gear. He said at the time of the accident, the vessel was sailing from Central Kalimantan to Semarang, Central Java, carrying about 542 passengers, 57 crew members, 29 bus/truck drivers and conductors as well as their respective vehicles.

The minister said, 14 hours after the vessel had sunk, it was believed to have moved about 39 miles to the east from its previous position at about 24 miles north of Mandalika waters. The local office of the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMG) did not ban the vessel from sailing, Hatta Radjasa said, adding that the Kumai port administration in Central Kalimantan had also issued a sailing permit based on the BMG`s weather report.

"Bad weather happened when the vessel had almost reached its destination," the minister added. Bad weather and high waves were reported to be hampering the search and rescue efforts being made at the location by a team comprised of servicemen, marine police and members of the national SAR (Search and Rescue) agency.


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