Freighter Ana towed to safety, East China Sea
General cargo vessel Ana suffered mechanical problem and got disabled in heavy seas in East China sea on July 7, north of Taiwan Strait. Vessel was en route from Zhoushan to Singapore. Ana requested assistance, Chinese salvage vessel was dispatched to take freighter on tow. After several fails, Chinese salvage vessel managed to tow Ana to a safe anchorage off Lianjiang on July 8. Seventeen Indian crew safe and sound.