Tanker on fire after collision with barge, 14 missing VIDEO

Tanker LONG QING 1 with some 3000 tons of fuel on board collided with sand barge in Yangtze Estuary waters in the morning Aug 20. Collision impact resulted in fire on board of tanker, while barge sank. Of tanker 14 crew and barge 3 crew, 3 were rescued, 14 remain missing.
Tanker LONG QING 1, MMSI 413495000, tonnage 3948, flag China.



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