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Snowstorm grounds Taiwanese bulker

Dalian: A 28,400 dwt bulker CSE Clipper Express has grounded in a severe snowstorm off the coast of Japan yesterday, Japanese local media reported.

The ship, which is operated by Taiwanese company China Steel Express, was on its way from Akita to Taiwan and was caught in the snowstorm with wind of about 25 meters per second.

20 crew memebers including 11 Taiwanese and 9 Chinese remain onboard, but are unharmed.

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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