Selayarnews– Information was obtained from the Hading Bay KRI ship that experienced a fire while crossing the Selayar Waters – Bira Bulukumba Waters.
The ship’s position is reported to be at coordinates 05.40.634. s 120.35.258 e Based on the quote from the report received, the incident occurred at 13.30 WITA this afternoon, Saturday (03/06/2023).
“Permission to report us from Tb .brahma 15, position. 05.40.634. s 120.35.258 e there was a fire on the ship.. kri Tuluk gading 538…at 13.30..immediate assistance please..position above. The place is in the sea between the Bira sea and the Selayar sea…maybe the SAR team members can immediately move to the TKP…that’s how we convey it” reads a quote from the Report received by the editorial team.
Responding to this information, Basarnas, the Navy and other related parties were reported to be heading to the TKP to carry out evacuation efforts. Until this news was published, there was no official information from related parties.
Based on searches, quoted from Wikipedia KRI Hading Bay (538) is the eighth ship of warship type of landing craft belongs to the Gilimanuk Bay class TNI AL. Named after a bay in the Tanjung Bunga area, Kab. East Flores NTT.
KRI Hading Bay was built by VEB Peenewerft, Wolgast, East Germany in 1978 for the East German Navy under hull number 614. Ship of type Frosch-I/Type 108 this was later purchased by the government for the Indonesian Navy and entered the fleet in 1994. This KRI was included in the purchase package for a number of ex-East German warships during the reign of President Suharto.
KRI Hading Bay served as a landing force for troops Marines TNI AL and also as a logistics transport ship
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