Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Bulkhead sinks at Ctg port, 5 crew rescued

A sand-laden bulkhead sank in the outer anchorage of Chittagong port during storm on Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard members rescued five crew of the vessel after the accident.

The bulkhead with five crew on board sank at Charlie anchorage of the port during nor’wester  in the area around 10:30am, said Md Omar Faruq, secretary of Chittagong Port Authority.

However, vessel movement remained undisrupted , he added.