Korean ship ‘Athena’ carrying sulphuric acid sinks in south China

15 March 2012 03:56  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--A Korean cargo vessel carrying 7,000 tonnes of sulphuric acid sunk off the coast of Shanwei city in south China late on Wednesday, the Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration said on Thursday.

All 18 crew on board the Korean ship “Athena” were rescued, the maritime agency said.

The ship departed from South Korea and was on its way to Zhuhai city in China when it sank, it said.

No further details were available.

By: Dolly Wu
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