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Boxship Heung-A Dargon sank after collision with bulk carrier Eleni, Vietnam

Nov. 8, 2013 at 14:36 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Container ship Heung-A Dragon collided with bulk carrier Eleni in the evening Nov 7 13 off Vung Tau, Vietnam, or to be more correct, was hit by a bulk carrier portside, with massive water ingress in cargo holds area. 19 crew was rescued, no injures reported. Vessel is partially above the water, i.e she rests portside in shallow waters, maybe was taken to shallows on purpose. Some containers broke free, recovery under way. Eleni is anchored on Vung Tau road. Heung-A Dragon was en route from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City. Eleni was leaving Vung Tau. Eleni’s crew was 20 Bangladeshi in January 13.

Boxship Heung-A Dargon sank after collision with bulk carrier Eleni, Vietnam

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