Major Tanker Fire After Collision With Barge Near Shanghai

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August 20, 2020

At 03:39 local time this morning the 308 foot (94m) tanker Long Qing 1 with approximately  3000 tons of fuel on board collided with a sand barge about 1.5 nautical miles southeast of the Yangtze River Estuary lightboat in Shanghai, China. The Collision resulted in a major fire on board of tanker and the sand barge sank.

Rescue teams have saved three crew members but 14 remain missing.

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