A Taiwanese cargo vessel sank on Wednesday morning in the East China Sea in the waters of Zhejiang province, the Chinese news portal Sina reported. According to Sina, 15 people were aboard the ship and five crew members have been found already.
Zhejiang Provincial Party Secretary Che Jun and Governor Yuan Jiajun issued instructions to search for and rescue the missing persons and identify the cause of the accident.
A cargo vessel, the London, left the port of the Taiwanese city Gaosyun. The accident occurred 90 nautical miles east of the Chinese city Taizhou Yuhuan.