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11 seafarers feared dead in ship collision

A 300 meter container ship from Japanese MOL has collided with a dry bulk vessel off the coast of Hong Kong. Several seafarers feared dead.

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11 crew members are missing and feared dead following a ship collision off the coast of Hong Kong when a 100 meter dry bulk vessel loaded with cement crashed into the much bigger container ship MOL Motivator, owned by Japanese MOL, reports South China Morning post according to Ritzau.

So far only one crew member has been rescued. A rescue effort is underway involving the participation of several ships and a helicopter.

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