Seven crew members saved in tugboat (MV Infinite Hope) accident

By Accidents

7 people from a tugboat are rescued and safe now after the ship sank. The happened because of a collision with a cargo vessel Teluk Ramunia, Pengerang, near here, early yesterday.
This incident occured 5.30am. The clash saw the stricken boat being swamped with water.
Southern Region Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) announced that the agency received a help signal from the Johor Baru Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre via the Singapore Maritime Security Task Force.
The people onboard of MV Infinite Hope sent a report for the rescue operation of 7 people.
According to information the tugboat had earlier crashed on the right-side of their ship as it was docking in Pengerang. The MV Infinite Hope is not damaged.
All 7 sailors were rescued from a safety raft 1.4 nautical miles east of Tanjung Punggai at 8am.