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Chinese cargo ship aground, Taiwan Strait Update

Chinese cargo ship aground, Taiwan Strait Update
Mikhail Voytenko October 12, 2018

Update Oct 12: Latest updates confirmed it’s ZHEN FENG, she was intentionally beached after water ingress, to avoid sinking.

Oct 11: Chinese cargo ship ran aground on a beach in Taoyuan Park area, Taoyuan, northwest Taiwan, in the evening Oct 11. The ship wasn’t identified, but available data point at aggregates carrier ZHEN FENG, which was sailing in southern direction and ran aground, no possible cause given. 12 crew were evacuated, salvage hampered by adverse weather. Photo Taiwan Fire Department.
Aggregates carrier ZHEN FENG (GUANG YUAN), IMO 8840054, dwt 2750, built 1989, flag Honduras, YUN XING SHIPPING CO LTD Yantai, Shandong, China.