Chinese freighter sank in Gulf of Tonkin
General cargo vessel XINBAOTAI 1 with 3250 tons of ore on board in the afternoon July 3 ran on rocks on northeast coast of Weizhou island, Guangxi province, South China, Gulf of Tonkin. Crew went into lifeboat and safely reached island’s coast. Vessel reportedly sank, though she may be resting on the bottom, partially above water.
General cargo vessel XINBAOTAI 1, MMSI 413462450, dwt 3741, flag China.