Sinking of a Chinese fishing vessel

Sinking of a Chinese fishing vessel
  • PublishedMay 17, 2023

The Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028, a Chinese fishing vessel owned by Penglai Jinglu Fishery Co, has capsized. according to CCTV, a Chinese state media.

39 crew members are missing. The crew is composed of 17 Chinese, 17 Indonesians and 5 Filipinos.

The sinking occurred in the Indian Ocean on 17 May, around 3 a.m. Beijing time.

China reports that search and rescue operations have been launched. They are cooperating with Australia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Indonesia and the Philippines to find the castaways.

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