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Express boat salvaged in Binh Thuan

Update: February, 07/2014 - 09:14
Savanna, 33m long and 9.5m wide, weighing 120 tonnes, is owned by the Khai Thinh KG Company. It was used to ferry passengers between Binh Thuan Province's Phan Thiet City and Phu Quy Island.— Photo thanhnien

BINH THUAN (VNS)— An express boat which sank on Monday was salvaged early yesterday morning and taken to the Phan Thiet Port.

Savanna, 33m long and 9.5m wide, weighing 120 tonnes, is owned by the Khai Thinh KG Company. It was used to ferry passengers between Binh Thuan Province's Phan Thiet City and Phu Quy Island.

On Monday, the boat sank after being hit by strong waves while it was about 1.5 nautical miles away from the Phan Thiet Fishing Port. The nine crew members on board were rescued. — VNS

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