The ferry MV SKAGIT which operates its trips from Dar-es-Salaam to Zanzibar sank yesterday (19th July) with an approximation of about 250 passengers onboard.
Our sources in Zanzibar indicate that till this moment we have 136 survivors and 33 fatalities and the rescue operations are still ongoing. We shall try and gather as much information as we can and have them updated accordingly.
We as Azam Marine & Coastal Fast Ferries send out our condolences to all those people who have lost their families, friends or relatives. May they all rest in eternal peace. AMEEN.
We would also like to make it clear that this vessel is NOT part of our fleet of vessels which includes boats like Kilimanjaro I,II and III and Sea Bus I,II and III
Below are some images at we were able to get from our sources for the incident aswell: