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