Collision off Tanjung Punggai
The tugboat Sun Fat 3 was in collision with the 182 meter long, 45260 dwt freighter Infinite Hope in the Singapore Strait near Teluk Ramunia, Pengerang, Malaysia. The Sun Fat 3 was proceeding to Lumut from Kuching, Sarawak with an empty barge when it struck the bulk freighter. The tugboat was quickly swamped by water and later sank. The Infinite Hope had only minimal damage. The crew requested assistance from the Malaysian Maritime Authorities before abandoning ship. All seven crewmen where later rescued. No reports of injuries on either vessel.
- 7 crew members rescued after tugboat sinks (shippingtribune.com)