Chinese cargo ship sank off Somalia coast, 12 crew left the ship, SAR under way

July 24, 2022 Maritime Safety News

General cargo ship CHANG HE reportedly sank in Indian ocean off eastern Somalia coast, on Jul 15 or 14. 12 crew abandoned the ship, no news on rescue yet. Understood tanker HAFNIA BEIJING (IMO 9856634) interrupted her voyage from Turkey to Cape Town, and as of 0710 UTC Jul 15, is engaged in SAR.

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