The 56 meter long cargo vessel Xin Yang ran ashore on Dangan Island near Hong Kong, China. The Xin Yang was headed to Taiwan from Hong Kong with a cargo of foodstuffs when it was driven ashore by strong winds with waves reaching 4 meters high. The six crew on board the Xin Yang found the vessel resting below the cliffs on the shore. Authories dropped a rope and were able to pull all six crew to safety. No reports of injuries. The Xin Yang sustained hull damage with water ingress. Authorities have launched an emergency plan and are monitoring the vessel.