Freighter Run Wu 9 sank in East China sea
Chinese general cargo vessel Run Wu 9 in the morning local time Oct 12 sank in East China sea some 5 nm south of Dachen Island, Zhenjiang province, China. Vessel reported water ingress and requested assistance, crew lowered lifeboats in stormy conditions. East China Sea Rescue Bureau sent a rescue vessel, all 15 crew rescued, no injures reported. People were picked up by a life boat from rescue vessel. Vessel was en route from Dongshan Dao to Ningbo. No other details available, cause of water ingress unknown. On rescuers photo sinking Run Wu 9.