SURABAYA : Kirana IX Management Blames Passenger Panic
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SURABAYA : Kirana IX Management Blames Passenger Panic

Surabaya : Indonesia | Sep 28, 2011 at 12:41 AM PDT
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SURABAYA - Bambang Haryo, director of PT Darma Ocean shipowner Kirana IX burning, assessing a ship's officer has been prepared in the face of disaster conditions. In addition, he said, the completeness of the safety equipment on board have been appropriate standardization. "The proof of the fire did not spread to other vehicles," he said.

Regarding the number of fatalities, according to Bambang, it is caused due to errors passengers. The reason is, they panic when I discovered there is a fire.

Bambang convince his party always implement the disaster management system. "As the number of passengers so much and they scramble out, so the ship's officer to be confusion," he said

Bambang said the company would bear all medical expenses of victims of victims. In fact, companies have set up compensation for all victims die.

Based on data from the manifest PT Dharma Ocean Home, there were 758 passengers including 100 children. As for the vehicles both private cars and trucks, which were 24 Unique, as well as 36 motorcycle units.

RositaRose is based in Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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