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Container ship grounded off northern port

Update: March, 01/2012 - 12:35

HA NOI - A Singaporean container ship yesterday met with an accident in the Do Son - Hai Phong coastal area, according to the Hai Phong Port Authority

Fortunately, no one was hurt during the accident, and the cargo was undamaged.

"The ship travelling from Taiwan to Hai Phong had the accident. We are making rescue attempts to town the stranded ship into port", the Hai Phong Port authority reported.

The ship named AKARI was said to have grounded on an uncharted sunken vessel some four nautical miles (nearly 7.5 kilometres) from the island of Hon Dau. -- VNS

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