On June 24th 2018, at approximately 11 AM local time - the joint operation team of PT. Mahakarya Geo Survey-IAITB and Basarnas is finally able to locate the sinking KM Sinar Bangun. The sinking ship was first detected with Multi Beam Echosounder (MBES) as a huge object on the 450 m depth bellow the Toba Lake's water surface. Further investigation was carried with the help ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle), the latest technology in Ocean Survey industry, in order to inspect the object closer and to give the view of the object with more clarity.
We are deeply saddened by this incident and hope that nobody will have to face it again.
PT. Mahakarya Geo Survey is sending our deepest condolences to the family and relations of the victims.