One dead, 10 missing after vessel sinks off China

One dead, 10 missing after vessel sinks off China


A Taiwanese cargo ship that sank off the coast of China’s Zhejiang province has left one dead and 10 missing.

Chinese media Xinhua reported that the cargo ship was carrying 15 people and sank at around 4:30 am local time on Wednesday. 

Four people were rescued and one has been found dead at press time.

The vessel, named London, departed the Taiwanese port of Kaohsiung with 15 crew members on board.

Taiwan’s national rescue centre said the authorities have dispatched coastguard vessels and aircraft for search and rescue operations.  

(Visited 32 times, 1 visits today)



We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for Ships & Ports? Email us at or call 0810 359 4873. You can also WhatsApp us here. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours. 


Copyright Ships & Ports Ltd. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit given to as the source.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!