Cargo ship sinks in Typhoon Utor off Hong Kong: officials
Hong Kong, August 14, 2013
First Published: 13:58 IST(14/8/2013)
Last Updated: 14:00 IST(14/8/2013)
Helicopter rescue teams saved 21 crew members from a cargo ship that sank off Hong Kong on Wednesday after Severe Typhoon Utor caused waves of up to 15 metres (50 feet), officials said.
The crew abandoned ship as the 190 metre-long bulk carrier Trans Summer sank 80
kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Hong Kong, the city's Flying Services said.