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Zhonggu Shipping boxship runs aground at Yingkou Port

A 2,480 teu feeder containership, Ze Hong, owned by Shanghai-based Zhonggu Shipping was stranded when it ran aground at Bayuquan port area of Yingkou Port yesterday.

Yingkou Maritime Safety Administration sent a team of tugboats to the scene, although no casualties or oil leakage have been reported so far.

According to the administration, the vessel deviated from the navigation channel and went into shallow waters when it was sailing into the port.

The authorities will conduct a detailed investigation into the cause of the incident once operations to refloat the vessel are completed.

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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