NYK Group RORO Carrier Rescues Fishermen at the Strait of Malacca

Sep. 30, 2020

Kalimantan Leader, a RORO carrier operated by the NYK Group company PT. NYK-SPIL INDORORO, rescued eight fishermen in distress at the Strait of Malacca on September 23 (local time).

While Kalimantan Leader was sailing from Belawan, Indonesia, to Jakarta, the vessel found eight fishermen fell into the ocean at the Strait of Malacca from a sunk fishboat, and rescued these fishermen immediately.

All the rescued eight fishermen are in good health and have been transferred to an Indonesian Coast Guard vessel on September 24 off Batam Island, Indonesia.

Overview of Kalimantan Leader
Flag : Indonesia
Type of Vessel : RORO vessel
Gross Tonnage : 9,535 tons
Shipowner : P.T. NYK LINE INDONESIA
Ship-management : PT. Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines


During the rescue.  Image by NYK.


Transfer to Indonesian Coast Guard vessel.  Image by NYK.

NYK Group, press release