Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Chinese Navy and Zhejiang marine police rescue teams searched the East China Sea for 20 crew from a cargo ship that collided with another ship and sank today, state media reported. The Belize-registered Harvest sank off the coast of Zhejiang province, A Chinese News Agency reported, quoting local marine police from Zhejiang province. The ship was carrying 5,000 tonnes of steel from Shanghai to Vietnam.
Chinese rescue crew salvage the debris of a Belize-registered cargo ship "Harvest", which sank off the coast of Zhejiang province.All the crew members aboard -- 19 Chinese and one Indonesian -- were missing. The other ship, the 17,061-tonnne Chinese vessel Jinhaikun, was sailing from Fuzhou, the capital of southeastern Fujian province, to Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province. The report did not say whether that ship was damaged.