Bulker sinks off Lianyungang, six missing

Bulker sinks off Lianyungang, six missing

Bulk carrier Hua Chun 19 sank in the Yellow Sea near Lianyungang yesterday. The vessel was carrying 4,000 ton of steel products from Qingdao to Guangzhou.

Donghai Rescue Bureau sent a rescue team to the site and managed to save five of the eleven crew members onboard, while the other six remains missing.

Rescue operation are ongoing, and authorities have started investigations into the cause of the accident.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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