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Bulk Jupiter survivor: It happened very fast

Bulk Jupiter suddenly keeled over and sank very quickly. The crew only had a few minutes to react, explains the sole survivor from the vessel's 19-man crew.

It only took a few minutes from when the alarm went off on Bulk Jupiter to when the crew was ordered to leave the ship, which was already keeling significantly and which subsequently sank early in the morning on January 2nd in the South China Sea.

This has been related by the sole survivor from the tragic accident, the vessel's chief cook, as part of the intense ongoing investigation, says Jupiter Bulk's owner, carrier Gearbulk, in a statement on the company's website.

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