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Friday, 20 March 2020
Spectacular video of lighter sinking in Hoogly river
Two ships collided in Hoogly river, in Batanagar area, downstream from Kolkata, India, at around noon Mar 12 Understood one of the ships was Bangladeshi coastal lighter MAMAMOYEE MAA, loaded with ash, sank after collision, all on board rescued, one suffering injures. another one was a Kolkata Port Trust ship, no data found. A spectacular video of MAMAMOYEE MAA sinking was posted in youtube – the ship ran onto bank to avoid sinking, but strong current took her off, and she quickly sank.
My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.