Saturday, 27/11/2021

Notice to Mariners

The sunken barge in Vung Tau-Thi Vai fairway

VTU – 65 – 2016

Waters: Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

Fairway: Vung Tau-Thi Vai.

Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation would like to inform:

At 09:45 am, dated November 17, 2016, The VL9009 barge was sunk when navigating near the position of buoy “21” in Vung Tau-Thi Vai fairway with the following coordinates:

The sunken barge’s position WGS-84
Latitude (j) Logitude (l)
10030’23,0” N 107000’08,0” E

At present, Related Units are implementing for salvage and towing the sunken barge out to the scene.


1- All means navigating on Vung Tau-Thi Vai fairway should keep clear of the sunken barge’s position with coordinates mentioned above, pay attention to reducing speed, strengthen watch, and absolute compliance with the command of the maritime force for maritime safety.

2- For further information, please contact to Vietnam Administration of Vung Tau.

3- The newest information will be issued in the next Notice to Mariners../.

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Termination of special mark “NK” at sunken vessel position Nam Khanh 26

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