Towed barge lost and found, East China sea
Tug CAPE HORN I lost one of two towed barges on Dec 12 in East China sea, in rough weather, and issued distress signal. Chinese rescued tug DONG HAI JIU 131 (IMO 9346794) was sent to assist. DONG HAI JIU 131 found stray barge and assisted CAPE HORN I in taking her back on tow. Barge is unmanned. Caravan resumed voyage from Shanghai to Singapore.