Feng Shun No. 3
The 48 meter long, 468 fishing vessel Feng Shun No. 3 ran aground off Gran Canaria Island, Canary Islands, Spain. The vessel went hard aground causing a starboard list. The crew of the Feng Shun No. 3 abandoned ship into the vessel’s two life rafts fearing that the fishing boat would heel over. Authorities were alerted and multiple vessels along with a helicopter were dispatched to scene. The 37 crew in the life rafts were safely rescued by a rescue boat. The master and chief engineer who had remained on board the Feng Shun, was hoisted to safety by the helicopter. No reports of injuries or pollution released.