Ferry capsized, sank along pier, rescuers trying to find trapped inside, Indonesia

Post Date: 21/02/2021

Ferry KMP BILI capsized and sank alongside pier at Perigi Piai Jetty, north of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, in the afternoon Feb 20. Rescuers are trying to find out if there are any people, crew and passengers, trapped inside capsized vessel. Ferry most likely, lost stability and capsized due to faulty ballasting and cargo (vehicles) positioning on cargo deck.
Passenger ro-ro ship KMP BILI, IMO 8994556, GT 247, built 1990, flag Indonesia.

Courtesy: Mikhail Voytenko