Cargo ship stuck under bridge, Vietnam

Cargo ship VIET NGA 79 (ND 3479) got stuck under the Do Quan bridge on Song Dao river, Red River tributary, Nam Dinh city, south of Hanoi, in the afternoon Oct 19. Bridge was closed for all traffic, salvage under way to release the ship. No information found on VET NGA 79, except that she’s 2000-ton cargo ship, obviously sea-going.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.