Cement carrier Asia Cement No.2 sunk fishing vessel in a collision
Cement carrier Asia Cement No.2 collided with fishing vessel Shih Hui No.31 at around 0150 LT Sep 18 some 2 nm northwest of Chuwei fishing port, northwest Taiwan, Taiwan Strait. Fishing vessel capsized, stayed afloat with bottom above water. It is understood, that all 9 crew went missing. Crew included 1 Taiwanese, 4 chinese and 4 Indonesian nationalities. SAR is under way. No data on Shih Hui No.31 found.
Cement carrier Asia Cement No.2, IMO 8611439, dwt 11999, built 1987, flag Taiwan, manager U-MING MARINE TRANSPORT CORP.