The 115 meter long, 1064 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Dharma Kencana VIII capsized in the Flores Sea off East Nusa Tenngara Island, Indonesia. The Dharma Kencana VIII departed from Labuan Bajo with 121 passengers when it struck a reef and suffered hull damage. The ferry quickly flooded and began to sink. The Dharma Kencana VIII developed a heavy list to starboard before it capsized onto its side. All 121 passengers on board were evacuated by local authorities. No reports of injuries.