The recent ill-fated Starkoat charter-trip has generated plenty of chatter. We went straight to the source and have the facts for you….
One passenger died and six others were injured when two boats collided in Nusa Penida waters, Bali, on Friday.
Police officers who used a $650,000 counter-terrorism boat to reach a remote surfing spot have been disciplined.
A speedboat from the West Nusa Tenggara Water Police hit the KM Pasir Putih ferry in waters off Gili Indah village, Gili Trawangan, North Lombok.
Initial efforts to reach the victims were hampered by large waves, although rescuers later managed to retrieve the bodies, he said.
A Mentawai boat charter, KM Indian Ocean, burned in the Bungus Harbour, Padang, West Sumatra on Saturday afternoon around 18:50pm. It happened not long after they dropped anchor at Port of Bungus.
Following the tragic fire on the Gili Cat II sailing from Bali to Gili Trawangan the killed 2 and left 33 badly injured, Bali’s Governor Made Mangku Pastika is demanding that all ships carrying tourists from Bali be inspected by provincial authorities to ensure seaworthiness
An explosion on a ferry carrying 35 tourists between the Indonesian resort islands of Bali and Lombok killed two people on Thursday and injured several, police said.
Karangasem police chief Bambang Sudarso said that the Gili Cat 2 fast boat had more than 40 people including crew on board and was heading for the nearby holiday island of Gili Trawangan.
Within the framework of enhancing security in a key tourism area and controlling the flow of narcotics, the West Nusa Tenggara Water Police have increased patrols in the waters surrounding Lombok’s west coast and the Gili Islands, quoted from Bali Discovery.