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Monday, 30 November 2015 - 11:17
About 100 passengers rescued after Batam-Singapore ferry hits floating object
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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.

In a statement on Sunday (Nov 29) 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.

The ferry operator, Batamfast, activated two ferries to transfer all the passengers to the Nongsapura ferry terminal, foreign media reports.

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