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Rescue M/V TAICHUNG after colliding with buoy No. 0 in Vung Tau.

At 01:40PM, 3 march, 2022, a container ship TAICHUNG (Flag Panama, IMO No: 9194505) on under navigation to Ho Chi Minh had collided with buoy 0 (Vung Tau) at the rear propeller. The propeller was seriously damaged and lost control.
After receiving an emergency distress signal, HVS's tugboat team deployed a rescue plan for the Taichung ship. At 04:00PM on the same day, HVS's tugboat presented at the scene and deployed the rescue plan, towing the Taichung to a safe place.
 

Oil spill response for VIETSUN INTEGRITY after accident and fuel spill

The container ship VIETSUN INTEGRITY sank in Cần Giờ District’s Lòng Tàu River at around 1.50am on Saturday, but there were no casualtiesThe ship, around 132 metres long and with deadweight tonnage of more than 8,000 tonnes, was carrying around 290 containers when it went down
A representative of HCM City’s Port Authority said it would take about 5-7 days to pump all 150 tonnes of oil out of the sunken ship. A small amount of oil has leaked from the vessel. Haivan Shipping-Services Corporation (HAIVANSHIP CORP.) has used three layers of buoys to prevent oil from spreading on the river in order to avoid environmental pollution.The company has also collected more than 10 floating containers to take them to shore.



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Seaspan’s MOL BRILLIANCE struck container barge, under investigation, Vietnam

In the afternoon Dec 17, 2016 boxship MOL BRILLIANCE collided with coastal container barge Cai Mep 28 on Cai Mep river, while leaving Phu My, Vung Tau, Vietnam, with pilot on board. Container ship struck barge with bulbous bow. Barge was damaged, understood grounded, maybe to avoid sinking. MOL BRILLIANCE bulbous nose was damaged, vessel was brought to anchor on Go Gia anchorage, Cai Mep river, for investigation. As of 0630 UTC Dec 18, she was still at anchor.
 

Fire fighting for M/V Kota Lumba

On December 12, the ship M / V KOTA LUMBA (Singapore) was sailing from Singapore to China, when she was passing through Vung Tau sea area, a fire broke out in 03 containers containing cigarette filters. Vessel enters TCIT port / Ba Ria - Vung Tau to fight fire. After the fire was extinguished by HAIVANSHIP's Tugboats, at 06:30 on December 13, the ship continued its journey to China.
 

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Fire fighting for General cargo vessel VTB 36

General cargo vessel VTB 36 caught fire at night Dec 9, 2016 on Thi Vai river, upstream from Vung Tau, fire started at around 2300 LT in superstructure. Vessel loaded with 4630 tons of maize was en route from Cai Mep to Qui Nhon. Fire was extinguished during the night Dec 10 by HAIVANSHIP's tugboats , 16 crews were evacuated. During the day Dec 10 vessel was towed to Vung Tau.
 

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Rescue Heung-a Dragon at Vung Tau

The 162 meter long, 18181 dwt sunken container ship Heung-A Dragon suffered a fire while remaining partially sunk off Vung Tau, Vietnam. The fire started in one of the vessel’s 40 foot containers which spilled out white and yellow smoke. Authorities dispatched the fire boat Duy Dong 2 to the scene, but the blaze was larger than the fire fighters could battle. Fire fighters continued to fight the blaze and was able to get it under control. There was some concerns that the fire could spread to the 700 containers still on board which contain dangerous and hazardous chemicals.

Source: Trung Ng - Haivanship