Barge sank after collision with bulk carrier, hampering traffic
Bulk carrier IVS NIGHTJAR collided with Vietnamese barge BV 1305 at around 0150 LT Sep 30 off Vung Tau, Vietnam, while en route from POSCO SS-Vina port, Vung Tau province. Barge sank, 8 people on board were rescued by SAR boat, no injures reported. Barge said to sank on or near fairway and is obstructing navigation, it has to be removed. No information on IVS NIGHTJAR damages and status, most probably she was brought to anchor for inspection and investigation.