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Missing fisherman’s body found in port city

Update: May, 05/2017 - 20:00
Nguyễn Văn Được’s body is moved to ship SAR 411. – Photo Việt Nam Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre
Viet Nam News


HẢI PHÒNG - The body of a fisherman who went missing in a boat accident off Hòn Dấu 15 Island close to northern Hải Phòng City was found at 11.20am on Friday.

Việt Nam Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre (VNMRCC) said the body of Nguyễn Văn Được, 38, from central Thanh Hóa Province, was found in the engine room of fishing boat HP 09364 TS and moved to the rescue ship coded SAR 411.

Rescue ships and fishing boats have been mobilised to continue searching for the other missing fisherman, identified as Đinh Như Thắng, 38, from Hải Phòng City.

Fishing boat HP 09364 TS was reportedly hit by cargo ship Nguyễn Nam Khánh 168 late on Wednesday, following which it capsized.

The cargo ship was carrying some 3,000 tonnes of clinker from the city’s Chinfong port to HCM City.

Two fishermen were rescued by VNMRCC by 6am on Thursday. They were identified as Phạm Văn Hùng, 41, boat captain from Hải Phòng City, and Bùi Văn Đông, 37, from Thanh Hóa Province.  VNS



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