Collided Norgas Cathinka Freed from Indonesia

15 March, 2013

The collided gas tanker Norgas Cathinka, its crew members and cargo arrived safely at the entrance of the port of Singapore. They have been released from its over 6-month detention in Indonesia. All the crew members, save for 2, are also freed or have been allowed to leave the country. There are 2 seamen remaining in custody in Indonesia awaiting completion of a trial re their role in the events leading to the accident and the loss of lives. The Norgas Cathinka vessel was on departure escorted to an agreed point by police launch to assure she was safe for a simultaneous release of an "out of court settlement" payment, which insurance providers have made to the owners of the ferry ship Bahuga Jaya.

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