Container ship sank in Java sea, crew rescued

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Container ship MITRA SEJAHTERA IX sank in the morning Nov 23 SW of Makassar in vicinity 05 56S 118 34E, Sulawesi, Indonesia, while en route from Surabaya to Kendari, southeast Sulawesi, with 147 containers on board. The ship reported on Channel 16 water ingress, developing list, at around 0700 WIT (UTC +7), shortly after report she capsized and sank. 15 crew were rescued by nearby ships, a lot of containers are floating around.

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