One more typhoon victim, but luckily, no casualties

General cargo ship TIAN LONG was beached by typhoon CHABA on Jul 2, in Yangxi County, Yangjiang City, South China, while en route from Vietnam to Zhanjiang, China. The ship was still aground as of Jul 5, AIS off since Jul 1. The crew remain on board.
General cargo ship TIAN LONG, IMO 9225500, dwt 7301, built 2000, flag Sierra Leone, manager ZHONGYAN INTERNATIONAL CORP.



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