Ferry and Tugboat Sunk in Bahian Bay Will Become Underwater Tourist Site

The vessels were sunk on Saturday, November 21st. According to the Institute of Biology of the Federal University of Bahia, the initiative will have a positive impact on marine biodiversity.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A ferry and a tugboat were sunk in the Todos-os-Santos Bay, near Salvador, on Saturday, November 21st. The sinking point is located 1.5 kilometers off the coast.

The two vessels will be used for underwater tourism in the state. This was the first time that a ferry was sunk at the site. The Navy and the Environment Secretariats (INEMA), Infrastructure (AGERBA) and Administration (Heritage) were involved in the action, as well as SETUR (Tourism Secretariat).

According to the state government, diving activities are expected to be conducted at the site next week. The . . .

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