Container Ship Capsized After Collision Off Ningbo, Dozens of Containers in Water

18 Jul 2023

Container ship XIN YUAN LONG 6 collided with sand carrier (no details) in the morning Jul 17, shortly after leaving Ningbo, China. Sand carrier sank. XIN YUAN LONG 6 suffered hull breach or breaches, developed heavy portside list and capsized, with at least 40 containers falling into water. Salvage operation under way with several SAR ships and tugs deployed, container ship crew evacuated. Understood the ship though partially submerged, is still afloat. XIN YUAN LONG 6 was en route from Ningbo to Xiame.




Arsip Berita