Chinese cargo vessel Guang Yang Xin Gang sank in Bohai Bay, 12 dead
Chinese cargo vessel Guang Yang Xin Gang capsized and sank on Mar 18 at
around 17:15 LT some 40 nm of Longkou, Shandong Province, Bohai Bay, en route
from Tianjin to Taizhou. Out of fourteen crew one unconscious was rescued by
helicopter, one is missing, twelve dead bodies recovered. Not much data on the
vessel, media reported Guang Yang Xin Gang as a container ship, but it’s not
confirmed. Some kind of coastal cargo vessel, most probably. Cargo vessel Guang
Yang Xin Gang, MMSI 412302390, Callsign 3JTWQ. Length 96 meters.