COASTAL CARGO SHIP COLLIDED WITH CONTAINER SHIP, SANK, GUANGZHOU

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Container ship HAI LAN ZHONG GU 9 collided with coastal cargo ship HAOHANG No.XXX (length some 110 meters) near buoy 60 in Shizi Channel, upper channel of the Pearl River estuary, while sailing downstream, at around 2200 Beijing time Apr 10, Cargo ship sank, all 13 crew were rescued. Container ship sustained damages, said to be insignificant, and was anchored near collision site. Understood salvage is under way to remove HAOHANG wreck. As of 0520 UTC Apr 11, HAI LAN ZHONG GU 9 remained at anchor, she is en route from Dongguan, Guangzhou, to Shanghai.

Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Apr 11, 2021 at 05:36