Cargo ship sank in harbor, Vietnam

General cargo ship TUAN TU 08 (Ex – MINH PHAT 09) loaded with stone reportedly sank in Vinh Tan Port, Binh Thuan Province, southeast Vietnam, in the evening Apr 26. The ship left the port earlier this day but had to return, reporting unidentified trouble – cargo shift or water ingress, most probably. The ship sank in harbor, crew safe.
General cargo ship TUAN TU 08 (Ex – MINH PHAT 09), IMO 9527386, GT 499, built 2008, flag Vietnam.



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