Thursday, March 10, 2005
Fourteen Sailors, including nine South Koreans and four Myanmarese, went missing in the Yellow Sea early Tuesday after a South Korean freight ship clashed with a vessel from the Marshall Islands and sank, the South Korean Coast Guard said. The agency said the Korean freighter, Sun Cross, was heading to Japan from China with 15 crewmen aboard when it collided with the Marshall Islands' Rickmers Genoa at 5:45 a.m., 136 miles southeast of Qingdao, an eastern Chinese port.
The Rickmers Genoa Thirteen crewmen from Sun Cross went missing, while two Myanmarese were rescued by the Rickmers Genoa, from which one crewman out of the 27 aboard also went missing. YELLOW SEA