Collision off Shanghai
The 111 meter long cargo vessel Jiang Xia Xiang collided with the 188 meter long, 41,983 dwt tanker Bai Chi on the Yangtze River near Shanghai, China. The Bai Chi, loaded with 30,000 tonnes of crude oil, struck into the port side of the Jiang Xia Xiang which was loaded with 7000 tonnes of stone. The Jiang Xia Xiang suffered uncontrolled water ingress on the portside and capsized. The 16 crew on board the cargo vessel were rescued. No reports of injuries. The Bai Chi sustained damage to its bow, but no water ingress or pollution released.