Vietnamese cargo ship Nosco Victory of the Northern Shipping Joint Stock Company, rescued 39 foreigners drifting on the sea of Bangladesh during its voyage from Bangladesh to Singapore on December 5.

The victims were the crew members and passengers of the Bangladesh-owned ship Nayou, had 200 passengers on board when it left Bangladesh for Malaysia.

The Vietnamese ship continued to look for other victims. It has attempted to contact the owner of Nayou for a coordinated operation. The ship will carry the victims to Singapore if they fail to contact the owner.-VNA