Cargo Ship On the Rocks Off Hong Kong [IMAGES]

A cargo ship lies on its side after running aground on rocks off Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong February 21, 2014. All seventeen crew were rescued from the 90-metre Vietnamese-registered vessel, which was carrying cement from Nansha to Indonesia.

The Marine Department said a floating barrier has been set up to contain an oil spill, government radio reported on Friday.

cargo ship Cheung Chau aground
Cheung Chau island cargo ship aground
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