Fishing vessel sank in collision with tanker, East China sea

Chemical tanker collided with fishing boat early in the morning Sep 1 in northern East China sea, in heavy rain. Fishing boat sank, 6 fishermen on board, were rescued. No information on tanker damages, no leak reported.

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