CHANG XIN 97 troubled in Hangzhou Bay
General cargo vessel CHANG XIN 97 on Mar 24 developed a list in adverse weather en route to Tong Ling with 5000 tons of iron ore on board, probably because of cargo shift. Vessel issued distress signal and sheltered from rough seas south of Xugong Island, northeast of Ningbo, Hangzhou Bay, East China Sea. Salvage ship DONG HAI JIU 117 (IMO 9682631) was sent to assist, situation was finally, taken under control. According to AIS at 0400 UTC Mar 28 vessel was in the same position off Xugong Island, condition unknown.