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Bulk carrier collided with several ships, 3 sank, 4 people missing, China

Bulk carrier GUO YUAN 1 at around 1810 LT Oct 9 collided with anchored, understood inland ships, at Dingjiang anchorage, Yangtze river, upstream from Zhenjiang, while proceeding upstream.

3 ships sank and 4 were damaged, 9 people fell into water. 5 of them were found and rescued, 4 remain missing, SAR under way. Bulk carrier was moored near collision site.

Bulk carrier GUO YUAN 1, IMO 8501672, dwt 69755, built 1987, flag China, manager SHANGHAI FUJIAN GUOHANG OCEAN.

Source: Maritime Bulletin

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