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Two more bodies found on oil tanker and 'black box' retrieved

China2018-01-13

Two more bodies of crew members from the oil tanker Sanchi were found on Saturday, according to the Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center. The bodies were found on a deck for lifeboats at around 8:40 a.m. BJT on Saturday morning after four rescuers got on board the vessel. The rescuers also retrieved the oil tanker's voyage data recorder (VDR), which stores important data on a ship. On Jan. 6, the Panama-registered tanker caught on fire after colliding with a Hong Kong cargo ship some 160 nautical miles (296 km) from China’s east coast. A total of 32 crew members went missing after the collision, and one body was retrieved on Jan. 8. (CGTN)

Two more bodies of crew members from the oil tanker Sanchi were found on Saturday, according to the Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center.

The bodies were found on a deck for lifeboats at around 8:40 a.m. BJT on Saturday morning after four rescuers got on board the vessel.

The rescuers also retrieved the oil tanker's voyage data recorder (VDR), which stores important data on a ship.

On Jan. 6, the Panama-registered tanker caught on fire after colliding with a Hong Kong cargo ship some 160 nautical miles (296 km) from China’s east coast. A total of 32 crew members went missing after the collision, and one body was retrieved on Jan. 8.

(CGTN)

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