30 Nov '15, 1am

About 100 passengers rescued after Batam-Singapore ferry strikes floating object https://t.co/yjSGX3grZ0 https://t.co/pdVF4C0V6M

SINGAPORE - All 97 passengers travelling on board a ferry to Singapore from Batam were rescued after the vessel hit a floating object i n the water on Sunday night (Nov 29). In a statement that night, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said that it had received a report that the Indonesia-registered ferry, Sea Prince, had hit a floating object after leaving the Nongsapura ferry terminal in Batam. Passengers to whom The Straits Times spoke on Monday (Nov 30) said they were taken back to the ferry terminal on wooden boats after water entered the life rafts they were on. One of the passengers, Ms Chella Ho, 29, said that while passengers were getting on to the life raft, water starting seeping through, causing the raft to sink shortly after. "The water went into the boat and we were sinking... There were people crying and panicking,"she said, adding that some ...

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