Freighter collided with 3 boats, 2 of them sank, Vietnam

General cargo ship BAO KHANH 16 collided with three ships of boats, one identified as NB-6589 (no other information available), on Jun 24 off Cam Pha port, Quang Ninh Province, northeast Vietnam, Gulf of Tonkin. NB-6589 suffered hull breach. Two other boats sank, one on collision site, another one while attempting to reach the shore. No casualties reported.
General cargo ship BAO KHANH 16, IMO 8603236, dwt 7018, built 1986, flag Vietnam, manager BINH MINH INTL SUNRISE SHPG.



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