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    Default 42 Crew & 5,867 Cattle in Overturned Livestock Vessel

    https://www.bworldonline.com/japan-c...ivestock-ship/



    WELLINGTON/TOKYO ó Japanís coastguard rescued one person in the search for a cargo ship carrying nearly 6,000 cattle and dozens of crew members that was feared capsized in the East China Sea as Typhoon Maysak lashed the region.

    The Gulf Livestock 1 sent a distress call from the west of Amami Oshima island in southwestern Japan. Strong winds and rains from Typhoon Maysak were hampering rescue efforts as the storm moved on to drench the Korean peninsula.

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    A spokeswoman for the coastguard said one person was rescued on Wednesday night (Tokyo time) during the search for the ship.

    The Gulf Livestock 1 departed Napier in New Zealand on Aug. 14 with 5,867 cattle and 43 crew members on board, bound for the Port of Jingtang in Tangshan, China. The journey was expected to take about 17 days, New Zealandís foreign ministry told Reuters. The crew included 39 people from the Philippines, two from New Zealand, and two from Australia, the coastguard said. Photo via VesselFinder.
    Last edited by boja; 3rd September 2020 at 19:23.

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