Freighter Jian Fu Star Capsizes

Eluanbi, Taiwan
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The Panama 35,000 ton bulk freighter Jian Fu Star capsized off Oluanpi, Taiwan. The vessel was carrying nickel ore from Indonesia to Qingdao, China when it capsized and sank in bad weather. Reports state that there were 25 crew onboard with 12 saved, 1 lost and 12 missing. Another report states the crew was able to radio a distress signal before the sinking.

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