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Chinese cargo vessel sank in Taiwan Strait, 9 missing

Aug. 19, 2017 at 07:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Cargo ship XIN DONG YUAN collided with another cargo ship, which name wasn’t disclosed, at 0550 Beijing Time Aug 19 off southeast coast of Pintang Island, Fujian province, Taiwan Strait. XIN DONG YUAN sank after collision in a very short time, only 4 crew out of 13 were rescued, the rest went missing, full-scale SAR launched, more than 20 vessels and helicopter deployed.

Chinese cargo vessel sank in Taiwan Strait, 9 missing

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