A ship carrying 500 tons of fertilizer sank in Mongla

A cargo ship carrying 500 metric tonnes of fertilizer sank in the Herbaria area of ​​the Animal Channel of Mongla Port; Eight crew members of the ship were rescued.

Captain Shaheen Majid, Harbor Master of Mongla Port Authority, said that MV Shahjalal Express collided with a foreign commercial ship at around 11:30 pm on Tuesday.

He said that although the ship sank in the main channel, navigation through that channel is normal and risk-free.

Captain Shaheen Majid said, cargo ship MV Shahjalal Express with about 500 metric tons of fertilizer (MOP) left the foreign commercial ship MV Vita Olympic in Anchorage No. 9 of Harbaria in Bandar Channel on Tuesday night.

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