Dredger Sinks at Ho Chi Minh City

Image source: VNA

A dredger with four Vietnamese people on board sank in the Go Gia River at Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City earlier today, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reports. 

According to an official VNA statement, three out of the four people – all from southern Long An province – were rescued, while the captain went missing.

The dredger, owned a local company, was working on the waterway in the Can Gio District when the accident occurred and the vessel sank shortly after.

The owner of the dredging company immediately hired a team of divers to search for the missing captain.

At the moment, the rescue teams are still searching for the 39-year-old captain named Do Tuan Cuong.

Image source: VNA

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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