Members of South Korea’s coastguard search for survivors of the Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship Jin Tian, which sank west of Japan’s remote Danjo islands early on Wednesday morning. Photo: The Korea Coast Guard via AP
Members of South Korea’s coastguard search for survivors of the Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship Jin Tian, which sank west of Japan’s remote Danjo islands early on Wednesday morning. Photo: The Korea Coast Guard via AP
Japan

Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship with 14 Chinese nationals aboard sinks off Japan

  • The Jin Tian sank early on Wednesday morning about 110km west of Japan’s remote Danjo islands, making reaching the site difficult
  • 14 Chinese nationals and 8 people from Myanmar were on board, the coastguard said. 14 crew members have been rescued so far