The 32 meter long, 174 gt passenger ferry Sindo 31 went aground near Lobam Island, Singapore. The ferry was headed to Tanjong Pinang from Singapore with 97 passengers when it struck a coral reef. Two smaller ferries arrived and safely transferred all the passengers. No reports of injuries. The Sindo 31 was later refloated and proceeded to Tanjong Uban. No reports of damage or pollution released.
- Ferry to Tanjong Pinang stranded after hitting corals (todayonline.com)