Towed from the port of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur in Khabarovsk Krai, an unmanned barge on the morning of August 15, 2017 sank in the Amur Estuary, the press service of the Far Eastern Transport Prosecutor's Office reported.

Around 07:00 (local time), while following the route ""Seaport of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur - the camp of Unchi in the Okhotsky district of the Khabarovsk Kray a towed unmanned barge ""BPM-105"" sank in the Amur estuary.

The barge was transported with coal, the shipowner was JSC Khabarovsk River Commercial Port.

On the fact of what happened, the Far Eastern Transport Prosecutor's Office organized an audit of compliance with the requirements of the legislation on safety of navigation.

Source:  http://portnews.ru/news/243892/