Long liner ZHONG SHUI 607 sank, crew rescued, Pacific ocean
Long liner ZHONG SHUI 607 issued distress signal in the morning Apr 6 reporting sinking in Vanuatu waters, Pacific ocean, some 130 nm northeast of Efate island. Crew left vessel on a life boat. A plane was sent to locate life boat. Plane located the boat and directed another Chinese fishing vessel to it. All 9 crew rescued. Cause of the sinking unknown, according to reports there was a rough weather in the area.