Cargo ship sinks in Bay: Bangladesh Navy rescues 14 sailors

  • Dhaka Tribune  September 13th, 2019
Bangladesh Navy

Bangladesh Navy with the rescued sailors UNB

‘MV Golf Argo’ with 152 containers sank after its engine went out of order on Thursday night

Bangladesh Navy has rescued 14 sailors after a cargo ship sank near Payra Fairway Buoy in the Bay of Bengal.

They were rescued on Friday morning.

The cargo ship named “MV Golf Argo” left Chittagong port for Kolkata with 152 containers on Thursday night and sank after its engine went out of order, said SM Shamim Alam, information officer of Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR).

The rescued sailors are — Captain Kazi Abdullah Al Muhit, 35, Chief Engineer Hasan Reza Khalid, 32, Chief Officer Kazi Mahbub Alam, 28, crew members Noor Alam Himel, 26, Mozammel Hossain, 24, Rafiq Ullah, 59, Md Jubayer Hossain, 24, Sujon Mukharjee, 20, Md Sahabuddin, 21, Shahadat Hossain, 37, Jamirul Islam, 30, Shaheed Mia, 23, Md Raju, 25, and Abdur Rashid, 50.

On getting information, Sangu, a patrol ship of navy went to the spot and rescued the sailors.

The rescued sailors were given first aid and food and will be handed over to their families at Payra port.