Bulk carrier sank, Bay of Bengal

45,000-ton bulk carrier in load reportedly sank in port, Bay of Bengal, after sustaining damages in stormy weather. Crew understood safe, port authorities will try to salvage the ship, or remove the wreck, on Jun 3 with high tide. Awaiting confirmation and more details, full story will be posted later today.
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