• Thu
  • Dec 18, 2014
  • Updated: 7:28pm

Sea deaths confirmed

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 January, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 10 January, 1995, 12:00am

A HONG KONG shipping company has confirmed the death of at least four mainland seamen on the You Xiu, which sank off Romania five days ago.


Three officers form Cosco (Hong Kong), agents for the 26,820 tonne bulk carrier, reported that four of the eight bodies found were their crewmen, according to spokesman Captain Cheung Pak-leung.


The remaining 23 seamen of the You Xiu - all mainlanders except the Hong Kong chief engineer - are still missing.


Share

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Login

SCMP.com Account

or