Ten Crew Missing as Cargo Vessel Sinks Off Shanghai


On January 3, ten crew members were reported missing after a cargo vessel collided with another shipping vessel.

What happened?

A cargo vessel which is unnamed as of now reportedly collided with another vessel anchored at port.

The collision occurred in Wusongkou anchorage at Shanghai. Ten crew members have been reported missing following the aftermath of the collision.

Search and Rescue initiated:

The Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre had been notified and were dispatched to the scene of the collision.

So far, three people have been rescued and the search is on for discovering the other crew members.

Three people had been rescued, and the search for missing crew members was continuing, Xinhua said.

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