8 crew members missing from Chinese

8 crew members missing from Chinese fishing boat after accident with Singapore-flagged tanker in China

SINGAPORE: Eight crew members of a Chinese fishing boat are missing after it sank following a collision with a Singapore-flagged ship in China.

The event happened at about 12.10am Singapore time on Dec 26, near Chengshan Jiao, China.

The ship was on its way to Zhoushan from Penglai, China, when the incident happened, said the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on Saturday (Dec 30).

The Singapore-flagged vessel, Pearl Kenzo, is currently at Shidao Anchorage and assisting in investigations by the Chinese officials.

β€œAll crew members onboard the tanker are safe. No pollution was recorded in the vicinity,” said MPA.

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