Crew rescued as cargo ship sinks on Huangpu
A cargo ship carrying two people and 800 tons of steel sank on the Huangpu River in Yangpu District on Tuesday morning.
After receiving a mayday call about water leakage at 9:55am, emergency teams were dispatched by maritime officials. Two crew members on board were rescued.
The ship sank near the Sanpi seafood pier in Yangpu at 10:51am.
No pollution was caused and measures were taken to prevent the 46.6-meter ship from blocking normal navigation routes.
Emergency markers and patrols ensured the safety of water traffic and salvage operations are under way.