The collision resulted in the sinking of Tao Yuan as it suffered a large hole under the waterline in the cargo hold. There were no reports of injuries.
Tao Yaun (IMO number 9108893 and MMSI 412051430) was built in 1995 and was registered in China. The 123-meter vessel had a deadweight of 9,946 tonnes. Owner of the vessel is Shanghai Incheon International.
The cause of the accident is being investigated.
Video of the collision between Tao Yuan and Gang Tai Tai Zhou off Tianjin port
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