General cargo ship sunk by typhoon, 1 dead 7 missing, Japan

General cargo ship JIA DE sank at around 2320 Tokyo time Oct 12 in front of Kawasaki, Yokohama, Japan, when typhoon HAGIBIS hit the area. Not clear if the ship was anchored or under way. Of 12 crew, 4 were rescued, 1 found dead, 7 are missing. There were three Myanmar nationality, seven Chinese and two Vietnamese crew. Myanmar nationality Master is among rescued.
General cargo ship JIA DE, IMO 8989848, dwt 3336, built 2002, flag Panama, manager REALSHIPPING INT’L MARINE CORP, HK.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.