The squid-catching season lasts from March to August and Nghệ An’s Cửa Lò sea squid is renowned for its deliciousness in the north, so it still fetches a good price. For hundreds of years, people in the coastal district have made a living by sea-fishing and boat building.
One Vietnamese sailor has died and two others are still missing after the Vietnamese oil tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire off the coast of Hong Kong yesterday, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In Bãi Xép, a small, peaceful village on the south-central coastal of Bình Định, a handful of fishermen have taken on the task of rescuing container ships foundering in heavy seas.
The Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) of Region III rescued two fishermen on a sinking ship offshore Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu Province on December 4.
Rescue forces are trying to prevent an oil spill after a ship carrying 18 tonnes of diesel sank in the waters between Thanh Hóa and Nghệ An provinces on Sunday.
Việt Nam strongly protests the inhuman treatment as well as the use of force or threat to use force against Vietnamese fishermen, the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department said yesterday.
Border guards in Sóc Trăng Province yesterday found a fishing boat carrying about 20,000 litres of smuggled diesel oil.
The body of the last sailor aboard the Hải Thành 26-BLC cargo ship that sank off the coast of southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu province was found on Saturday.