Cargo ship cap­sizes, two mariners res­cued

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

A 386-ton cargo ship was found cap­sized in wa­ters close to Wu­song es­tu­ary of Shang­hai. Two of its crew mem­bers were res­cued by pass­ing pas­sen­ger ships on Wed­nes­day morn­ing, ac­cord­ing to the of­fi­cial WeChat ac­count of Chong­ming district.

A pas­sen­ger ship from Wu­song of Baoshan district head­ing to Heng­sha of Chong­ming district spot­ted the mariners just 10 min­utes af­ter set­ting out. It saved one of them, cov­ered the man with warm cloth­ing and sent him to Wu­song wharf.

The other mariner was res­cued by an­other ship pass­ing by. The cause of the ac­ci­dent is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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