Freighter Ana sunk by typhoon Matmo, China
General cargo vessel Ana in the afternoon July 23 reported dragging anchor on Lianjiang road, north of Fuzhou, during typhoon Matmo passage. In the afternoon July 24 vessel requested assistance, as vessel drifted to the rocks .17 crew were rescued by helicopters, no casualties. Judging from a Coast Guard photo, vessel capsized and sank. Vessel was towed to a safe anchorage off Lianjiang on July 8.
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.