Chinese freighter sank on Guangzhou anchorage after collision

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The 6141-dwt Chinese flagged general cargo ship Heng Sheng 688 sank after collision on Guishan anchorage, Guangzhou in China on September 11, 2015.

Chinese freighter sank on Guangzhou anchorage after collision

During the accident one crew member went missing. The vessel rested on bottom on even keel, with bridge remaining above the water.

The vessel was surrounded by booms, because there was a report for a fuel leakage from the ship.

There is no further information by the authorities regarding the salvage operation, most probably the ship’s wreck will be refloated.