Jul 20 Correction: SHUN QIANG 2 collided not with tanker YONG AN, but with general cargo ship YONG AN LUN.
July 15, 2018
Cargo ship SHUN QIANG 2 collided with another ship identified as YONG AN, at around 0030 Beijing time Jul 15 near Wusongkou, Shanghai. SHUN QIANG 2, with 13 crew, loaded with some 3000 tons of steel coil, sank. 3 crew rescued, 10 are missing, SAR underway. No information on YONG AN – most probably, it’s a Taiwanese tanker YONG AN, IMO 8316998, but there’s no confirmation yet.
Cargo ship SHUN QIANG 2, MMSI 413350010, length 84 meters, flag China.
General cargo ship YONG AN LUN, MMSI 413500640, length 99 meters, flag China.