Tanker on fire after collision with sand barge, 14 missing

Tanker LONG QING 1 MMSI 413495000, tonnage 3948, flag China, collided with a sand barge in Yangtze Estuary waters in the morning Aug 20. Tanker LONG QING 1 was with some 3000 tons of fuel on board. The impact of the collision resulted in fire on board of tanker, while barge sank. So far rescue teams have saved three crew members but 14 remain missing.

Source: FleetMon

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