Emergency in the Taiwan Strait

Two small container ships (approximately 70 meters long) sank in Asia, as fleetmon.com reports.

The vessel Sam Ratulangi, which was attributed to the shores of Myanmar on August 27, finally sank. It happened during towing to the shipyard for processing, local authorities reported on October 3.

The vessel sat on the bottom of the stern and partially remains above the water.

Another container ship, Ying Hai, got into trouble on October 2 – it had a shift of containers to starboard. The crew successfully evacuated.

The vessel was in free swimming and sank in the morning of the next day. The incident happened in the Taiwan Strait.

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