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Sunk clinker-carrying vessel towed away

Update: November, 30/2015 - 17:45
Waterway traffic on Cam River to Hai Phong Port was stalled because of the sunk clinker-carrying vessel on Saturday. — Photo

HAI PHONG (VNS) — Rescuers this morning towed away a clinker-carrying vessel that sank in Cam River, northern Hai Phong Province on Saturday night after colliding with an oil-laden vessel.

According to Hai Phong Port Authority, the vessel NB 2159, carrying more than 900 tonnes of cement clinker from northern Hai Duong province to Quang Ninh Province, collided with the oil-laden vessel of SENCO Marine Services and Trade Ltd Company at 11.30pm on Saturday. The crew on the boat was rescued soon after.

The oil-laden vessel was also badly damaged.

The collision halted waterway traffic at Binh Ferry Station on Cam River for hours.

Police is investigating the case. — VNS

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