Two freighters grounded by typhoon salvaged

Two cargo ships were grounded by a passing typhoon on Oct 4 in Zhanjiang waters, southwestern end of Guangdong province, China: Product tanker Hua Fu You 2 (Donghai Island) and general cargo vessel Jin Hai Yue (Zhanjiang East Island). Tanker was refloated on Oct 17, general cargo vessel Jin Hai Yue was refloated on Oct 19. Salvors engaged a floating crane for refloating. Tanker reportedly didn’t suffer serious damages. Freighter suffered cracks starboard in midship area, reportedly with ensuing water ingress. On photos refloating of Hua Fu You 2 and Jin Hai Yue.

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