New York Times - Ships and Shipping

Friday, 14 September 2012

6 missing in E China ship collision

NANJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Maritime authorities on Friday said they have failed to locate six fishermen who went missing after their ship collided with another boat five days ago off China's east coast.
A Zhejiang province-registered fishing boat with nine people on board collided with the Panama-registered cargo ship Tai Harvest at about 6:45 a.m. on Sept. 9 in the Yellow Sea, according to the Maritime Rescue Center of the city of Lianyungang in Jiangsu province.
Three fishermen were rescued from the sea within four hours of the collision.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
The relatives of the missing fishermen have arrived at the Lianyungang rescue center to demand the proper settlement of the case.

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