Vietnamese coaster sunk by thunderstorm

July 24, 2022 Maritime Safety News

Cargo ship ND 3525 with 2700 tons of limestone on board sank in Van Uc river estuary, Haiphong, Gulf of Tonkin, on Jul 11. Ship’s hold or holds were flooded by big waves brought by thunderstorm. 5 crew were rescued by Vietnamese Border Guard. The ship according to photos, is resting on bottom, remaining partially above waterline.