The Chinese authorities reported a bomb threat burning Iranian tanker
Still managed to find the body of only one of the missing 32 people.
Moscow. 8 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the Ministry of transport of China said the threat of explosion or sinking Iranian tankers on fire near the Chinese coast, according to South China Morning Post.
Informed about the risk of flooding the burning tanker said Tehran.
As noted, discovered the body of one of the 32 missing team members of the Iranian vessel. Not specified, the body of a citizen of a country was found: 30 missing — Iranians, two citizens of Bangladesh.
21 people (all Chinese citizens) who were on a Chinese cargo ship collided with a tanker, rescued.
According to the representative of National Agency of sea police of South Korea, the tanker reaches out thick black smoke. Also, according to him, visibility is hampered by bad weather conditions.
According to the Ministry of transport of China, a collision between two vessels occurred in 257 km from Shanghai.
It is reported that on Board the tanker the fire continued, the oil partially spilled into the sea, but the area of contamination is not specified.
The cause of the collision is not yet established.
The representative of the Ministry of petroleum of Iran announced that the 274-meter tanker SANCHI, rented to Korean company Hanwha TOTAL Co, was carrying about 136 thousand tonnes of gas condensate owned by the National Iranian oil company (NIOC).