If there are undesirable circumstances, we can take action as soon as possible.
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Navy's amphibious force command (Kopaska) is conducting water patrolling around Sebaru Kecil Island, Kepulauan Seribu District, where 188 Indonesian citizens working on the World Dream ship, are being quarantined over coronavirus prevention.

Water patrol was conducted during the observation process for the next 14 days, Commander of the Fleet Command I's Kopaska Marine Colonel Johan Wahyudi stated at the Lipan Island pier here on Friday.

Johan stated that the patrol was conducting round the clock to ensure that all circumstances and the environment were safe in accordance with the orders of Commander of the Joint Regional Defense Command (Pangkogabwilhan) I Vice Admiral Yudo Margono.

"In the event of undesirable circumstances, we can take action as soon as possible," Wahyudi stated.

Indonesian warship KRI Dr. Soeharso-990, with 188 Indonesian crew members of World Dream cruise aboard, is scheduled to arrive on Sebarau Island on Friday at 2 p.m. local time. The 188 crew comprises 172 men and 16 women. Related news: Navy helps evacuate Indonesians from MV World Dream
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