The 336 meter long, 98849 dwt container ship Hamburg Bridge collided with the 93 meter long, 4424 dwt freighter Oriental Sunrise near Qingdao, China. The Hamburg Bridge sliced into the Oriental Sunrise which quickly filled with water and sank. Of the 19 crew on board, nine were rescued with the remainder reported as missing. Three crewmen were severely injured and taken to hospital. Reports state one crewman later died while the others were in critical condition. Authorities dispatched 13 vessels to the scene looking for any other survivors. The cause of the collision has not been released. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.