All 14 sailors on board of a Vietnamese cargo ship, which sank near a
port of Hainan, China, have been rescued and brought onshore by a
Chinese fishing vessel, said the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The sailors’ health is in good condition, according to the ministry.
ship Nam Long 01-9570503 sank on June 20 near Dongfang city, Hainan of
China, due to electricity problem and bad weather, while travelling en
route from My Tho, Vietnam’s southern province of Tien Giang to
Relevant Vietnamese agencies are working with
concerned Chinese agencies to complete procedures to help the crew
return to the country at earliest time./.