The 96 meter long cargo ship Hao Jun became disabled near Macau, China. The cargo vessel had lost power during severe conditions by Typhoon Kalmaegi. The Hao Jun encountered 100 km/h wind gusts and waves reaching 10 meters high caused by the typhoon. The Hao Jun was taking on water and was in danger of sinking when the vessel’s master sent out a distress call. A helicopter was dispatched and with great difficulty winched up the 14 crew off the Hao Jun to safety. One crewman was taken to hospital for treatment. No reports to the fate of the Hao Jun. Last report states the vessel was taking on water and was in a sinking state.
- 14 Crew Saved from Typhon-Battered Cargo Ship (worldmaritimenews.com)