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Batam ferry accident: Ferry hits floating object during journey to Batam https://t.co/KYv7OTLbGg https://t.co/Anj5bcoQFY

A trip to popular holiday destination Batam, Indonesia, became a nightmare for nearly 100 passengers on Sunday night when the ferry taking them back to Singapore struck something. They had to leave the ferry and brave the cold and rain while waiting in open waters to be rescued. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said it was notified of the incident at about 9.45pm on Sunday. All 97 passengers on board, including 51 Singaporeans and seven crew members, are accounted for, it added. Related Story Batam ferry accident: Panic grips passengers as life rafts take in water It is understood that other passengers included British, South Korean and Portuguese nationals. No injuries were reported. The passengers of the Indonesia-registered ferry, Sea Prince, told The Straits Times yesterday that the ferry hit a floating object about 10 minutes into its 45-minute journ...

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