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Four Chinese freighters sinking off Dalian, only four crew rescued so far - Update

June 30, 2015 at 05:25 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Update: There were five ships in distress, with total 26 crews on board. All 26 were rescued by helicopters and rescue ships.

Four Chinese cargo ships were caught in a storm off Dalian, Bohai sea, in the afternoon June 29. Vessels requested assistance, a large-scale rescue operation was launched, deploying helicopters. By morning June 30 only four seamen were rescued, from more than 20 crews totaling on all four vessels. Rescue is still under way. On photos rescue from sinking Yuxinhuo 13396 and from Jiangshun 299.
Three out of four distressed vessels identified as:
Cargo vessel Yuxinhuo 13396, MMSI 413801983, length 188 meters, flag China.
Cargo vessel Jiangshun 299, flag China.
Cargo vessel Jiang hang 99, MMSI 413971900, flag China.

Four Chinese freighters sinking off Dalian, only four crew rescued so far - Update

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