Yongxin Collides with Fishing Vessel
The 4300 dwt freighter Yongxin collided with a fishing vessel in the early morning off the coast ofZhejiang, China in the East China Sea. The collision resulted in the fishing vessel to sink with its 2 crewmen. A search of the area by rescue vessels were unable to find the missing crewmen. The Yongxin was carrying a cargo of silica sand from Danang, Vietnam to Jinhae, South Korea. The cause of the accident is being investigated.