Bulk carrier collided with cargo ship in Yellow sea
Bulk carrier HE BO collided with cargo ship FANG ZHOU 568 at around 0400 Beijing Time Oct 6 in position 36 28N 122 46E, some 140 nm east of Qingdao, China, Yellow sea. Bulk carrier was sailing in southern direction, en route from Tang Shan, FANG ZHOU 568 was sailing in opposite direction. FANG ZHOU 568 sustained damages and was disabled, she was taken on tow by tug Bei Hai Jiu 111 (IMO 9326471), as of 1400 Beijing Time caravan was proceeding in northwest direction at some 5 knots speed, heading for nearest port. HE BO is moving in the same direction, under own power.