Search and rescue effort continues

Thursday 21 June 2012
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority will continue the search and rescue effort throughout the night, following the recovery of 110 survivors from a capsized vessel 120 nautical miles south of Java, Indonesia.
Media Release

The survivors are currently being transferred to Christmas Island via HMAS Wollongong, WSA Dragon, JPO Vulpecula and Cape Oceania.

The HMAS Wollongong will return to the scene to join the HMAS Larrakia and a number of aviation assets to continue searching for survivors overnight.

Information on the condition of the vessel and the cause of the incident is still unknown.