120 containers lost in East China sea, 1 ship sank during typhoon Lingling passage
Container ship XIN OU 21
Container ship XIN OU 21 developed a heavy stb list on the night Sep 5 off Zhoushan, while en route to Rizhao, 72 containers were lost. The ship understood to be safe, anchored N of Zhoushan.
The main headache for authorities now is the recovery of dozens of containers and their content, floating in the sea and scattered around coastline. Recovery operation under way, all ships navigating in the area are warned on floating containers danger.
General cargo ship JI SHUN 16
Cargo ship sank, dozens of containers afloat nearby UPDATE
Sep 6 news: General cargo ship JI SHUN 16 on Sep 6 reported sank in vicinity 30 11N 122 29E, 20 nm NE of Zhoushan, China, East China sea. 46 containers spotted drifting in vicinity 30 11N 122 37E, though containers may fall from another ship.
Sep 10 UPDATE: 48 reefer containers loaded with packages of frozen meat fell into water, with packages scattering around coast.
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