Reports from Vietnam indicate that a cargo vessel was stranded in the storms and was washed ashore in the high surf, on January 26.
The general cargo ship “Hoang Gia 46”, was traveling along the Vietnamese coast when it got caught in a storm.
The vessel was carrying 11 crew and 2,715 tons of rice at the time of the incident, and was bound for Haiphong.
According to local media, the vessel grounded in the storm and punctured its hull. Without power, the vessel was trapped in the high surf and washed ashore in central Vietnam in the Sa Huynh region.
After the incident, the captain of the vessel called for assistance and the Border Guard organized a rescue team along with local citizens.
Luckily, the Boarder Guard reported that the crew was rescued.