Indonesia detained two South Korean shipsChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 16, 2020
Indonesia detained two South Korean ships on unclear grounds, and is keeping them in detention, anchored in Singapore Strait waters between Indonesian islands Bintan and Batam.
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Bulk carrier CH BELLA was seized on Jan 11, NW of Bintan island, where she anchored on Jan 9 shortly after leaving Singapore.
Indonesia says both ships were seized for violating nation’s border and sailing into territorial waters.
Crews of both ships are restricted in their movements and remain on board, it is said, that the supplies like food and water are regularly replenished. ■