Chinese freighter sank in Taiwan Strait, 3 missing UPDATE

UPDATE: The ship sank at around 1500 Beijing time Mar 14, of 13 crew, 10 were rescued, 3 are missing.

Cargo ship JING WEI 188 sank reportedly, on Mar 14 or 15, in southern Taiwan Strait south of Xiamen, 3 crew are missing. The ship was en route from Macau to northern China. No other details available.
Cargo ship JING WEI 188, MMSI 413322570, dwt 5200, flag China.



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