Lighterage vessel runs aground at Patenga


PV Report : A wheat laden lighterage vessel owned by City Group ran aground at Patenga area yesterday. But the crews are in safe condition.

Port sources said the lighter vessel named City-11 was closing  ashore with wheat from mother vessel anchored in outer anchorage. But it ran aground at the beach as water poured in through a hole created in it owing to rough waves.

It was tilted at one side and ran aground.