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Freighter capsized after collision with tanker carrying crude, Shanghai

July 24, 2015 at 15:54 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel Jiang Xia Xiang collided tanker Bai Chi at around 0100 LT July 23 in Wusong area, Shanghai, Yangtze river. Jiang Xia Xiang was loaded with 7000 tons of stone, Bai Chi loaded with 30000 tons of crude oil. Jiang Xia Xiang suffered breach or breaches portside with water ingress and danger of sinking. Tanker suffered bow damages, but no water ingress and no cargo leak reported. Tanker was docked shortly after collision, Jiang Xia Xiang was taken to anchorage, it is understood from latest report, that the vessel capsized, small leak reported. 16 crew safe.

Freighter capsized after collision with tanker carrying crude, Shanghai

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