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Three missing after Chengxi Shipyard accident

Guangzhou: A tugboat at CSSC Chengxi Ship Voyage Repair Co (Guangzhou) capsized and sank, with 8 of 11 crew members onboard escaping while the rest three remain missing.

The tugboat was about to tow a drilling platform which was anchored at the shipyard, and it suddenly capsized and sank within 10 minutes only 10 meters far from the dock, according to Chen Jianwei, an official at the company.

Currently an investigation into the accident continues. [10/02/14]

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