Chemical tanker collides with general cargo ship off Shanghai, 10 missing

Chemical tanker collides with general cargo ship off Shanghai, 10 missing

Chemical tanker Yong An and general cargo ship Shun Qiang 2 collided near Shanghai on Sunday.

The incident led to the sinking of Shun Qiang 2. Three of the thirteen crew from Shun Qiang 2 have been rescued by Yong An, while the other 10 crew remain missing.

The Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration has deployed t10 patrol vessels for the search and rescue operations, which are still ongoing.

According to the administration, the oil spill response team hasn’t found any oil spill at the ship wreckage site.

Shun Qiang 2 is operated by Jiangsu Quanqiang Shipping and it was sailing from Nanjing to Guangzhou when the incident happened. Yong An is owned by Taiwanese owner Vanguard Shipping.

Jason Jiang

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