Tanker ran aground, crew evacuated, East China sea

Product tanker NINGDA10 ran aground in vicinity 29 50N 122 20E, some 11 nm SE of Zhoushan, China, East China sea, in the afternoon Apr 11, while en route to Ningbo. SAR ship DONG HAI JIU 118 was sent to rescue 7 tanker crew, all were rescued by 1900 Beijing time, all are safe. Condition and damages of tanker unknown, understood she grounded on rocks, developed an aft tilt, so most probably, she’s damaged.
Product tanker NINGDA10, MMSI 412750390, dwt 417, flag China.



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