The 238 ton, cargo vessel Lurongyu 859 sank off the Oki Islands, Japan. Authorities in Japan were notified by Chinese search and rescue that the Lurongyu 859 had sunk with 14 crew on board. Five crew had been rescued, but nine were still reported as missing. Patrol and rescue boats have continued search efforts for the missing men.
- Japan joins search for nine missing from Chinese ship (channelnewsasia.com)
- Japanese Coast Guard Helping China Search for Survivors of Sunken Vessel (thenanfang.com)