Taiwanese boxship Chen Chang collided with a Chinese Freighter

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A collision between Taiwanese and Chinese cargo ships occurred near Kinmen Island on 24th of March, 2013.
The 1500-ton Chien Chang, which had set off from Taichung the previous day, put into Liaolo Harbor on Kinmen after the collision at around 4 a.m., the officials said.
The accident that occurred 6 n.m. off the port, caused no injuries, but a hole above the water line of the ship and other damage were found on the bow of the container vessel that is registered in Kinmen and plies the route among Taiwan, Kinmen and Chinese Xiamen, according to the port authorities.
Rescue team transported 12 crew members from the 2000-ton ship from China after the vessel's captain ordered to abandon the damaged vessel.