Cargo Ship Sank Off Shanghai, A Seafarer Missing
|Date of Accident||:||11 August 2015 – Evening|
|Vessel||:||Jia Ying 6|
|Place||:||West off Yangshan|
Heavy winds off Yangshan, Shanghai, sunk the cargo ship. Five crew members managed to escape on a lifeboat whereas one is reported missing.
The China-flagged cargo carrier was en route from Dinghai, Zhejiang province to Shanghai, with six crew members on board.
All five rescued seafarers were sent to a hospital for medical treatment. Local MSA told that the search operation for the missing seafarer is under way, and an investigation is pending on the incident.
Src: IHS Maritime 360