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SHIP NAME: Fei Cui Hai KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 5
source Unk
type A
volume
material
dead 31
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The Fei Cui Hai (Chinese registy, 32,300 dwt bulk carrier, built in 1973, owned by Qingdao Ocean Shipping and operated by Cosco Bulk Carrier) sank the night of 7 February at 09.31N, 110.33E. The location is in the South China Sea off southern Viet Nam. 31 of the 34 crew are missing. The Fei Cui Hai was sailing from New Mangladore to Nanjing China with 27,499 tons of iron ore concentrate.

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The Fei Cui Hai (Chinese-registry 18,972-gt, 32,300-dwt bulk carrier built in 1973 by Lithgows in Port Glasgow, Scotland; owned by Qingdao Ocean Shipping Co. and operated by COSCO Bulk Carrier Co. Ltd.), which sank the night of 7 Feb. at 09 degrees 31 minutes north, 110 degrees 33 minutes east, was classified by China Classification Society. Thirty crewmembers are missing and four were rescued in the South China Sea off southern Vietnam. The Fei Cui Hai was sailing from New Mangalore, India, to Nanjing, China, with 27,499 tons of iron ore concentrate. The ship was launched as the Bravenes and was later the Silverdon. The last annual servey was in September and another visit was made in October. The Fei Cui Hai cleared port state control inspections in November and December in Russia and South Korea.


source MAREUD
type A
volume
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dead 31
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FEI CUI HAI (Chinese-registry 18,972-gt, 32,300-dwt bulk carrier built in 1973, owned by Qingdao Ocean Shipping and operated by COSCO Bulk Carrier Co. Ltd.) sank the night of 7 Feb. at 09 degrees 31 minutes north, 110 degrees 33 minutes east. The location is in the South China Sea off southern Vietnam. The Pioneer Leader (Panamanian-registry 17,859-dwt ro/ro built in 1980, operated by Eisho Sangyo K.K.) and the Venus Diamond (Singaporean-registry 14,360-dwt ro/ro built in 1978, operated by NYK Ship Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.) diverted to search for survivors. The Fei Cui Hai was classified by China Classification Society. Thirty crewmembers are missing and four were rescued in the South China Sea off southern Vietnam. The Fei Cui Hai was sailing from New Mangalore, India, to Nanjing, China, with 27,499 tons of iron ore concentrate. The ship was launched as the Bravenes and was later the Silverdon. The last annual servey was in September and another visit was made in October. The Fei Cui Hai cleared port state control inspections in November and December in Russia and South Korea.


source Japanese FSA
type D
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dead 30
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IMO also says 30 dead.


source FSI.3
type D
volume
material
dead 30
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Hull failure, South China Sea. No mention of heavy weather.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 30
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CTX has found no real investigation of this sinking. Several sources claim the ship got off a distress signal. One source says "bad weather". Another says "about 10 PM" and quotes a survivor as saying only 5 of the crew were able to abandon ship in their lifejackets.