PRESS CONFERENCE – HIGH WAVE DISASTER IN THE SUNDA STRAIT, OPERATIONAL OF PT PELITA SAMUDERA SHIPPING TBK IS IN CONDUSIVE SITUATION

A high wave in the Sunda Strait hit the coast of Banten and Lampung on Saturday night, December 22, 2018. The disaster has not been officially confirmed as a Tsunami like the press release issued by BMKG. The BMKG still requires to do data inspection in the affected area.

 

The operational team and HSSE of PT Pelita Samudera Shipping Tbk have checked the crew safety conditions and the entire Company fleet, safety instructions have been carried out by e-mail throughout the fleet, requested the crew to continue monitoring the waters situation in the operational area, and continue communicating with fellow crew members through navigation telex or VHF radio.

 

Until December 23, 2018 morning, Company’s operational work was conducive, there was no shipment activity to disaster affected areas. All ships including crew and ship facilities are intact and good.

 

We express our deep condolences to the victims in Lampung Region, the coast of Banten and those affected by the Disaster. May those people who live in the affected area get protection, safety and strength From the Al Mighty.