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Two cargo ships collided off the coast of Japan

Two cargo ships collided off the coast of Japan

The Japanese cargo ship Byakko collided with a small tanker Ulsan Pioneer, registered in the Marshall Islands, reports NHK.

It happened off the coast of Shikoku Island. As a result of the collision, the Japanese ship capsized. Of the 12 crew members, nine were rescued, and three more are still unknown.

Onboard the tanker was 13 sailors-citizens of and Myanmar. None of them were injured.



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