14 crew members missing after ship catches fire

A tanker and a cargo ship have collided near Shanghai, after which the tanker has caught on fire and the cargo vessel sunk. 14 crew members remain missing, reports Reuters. Video footage shows the extent of the fire.

The photo is from a fire aboard a tanker vessel in 2018 and is thus not directly related to this week's incident. | Photo: Uncredited/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

A tanker vessel collided with a cargo vessel off the coast of Shanghai on Tuesday.

The tanker vessel subsequently caught on fire, while the cargo ship has sunk, reports Reuters citing Chinese state media.

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