The collision between French boxship CMA CGM Norma and China-flagged Yusheng366 happened on 24 December at around 4am local time, the local Chinese media reported.
China’s Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration said all the crew from Yusheng366 were rescued as they abandoned ship, while CMA CGM Norma suffered minor damages.
The Chinese administration said there was no ocean pollution, and issued alerts to nearby vessels to avoid the collision area.
It was reported that CMA CGM Norma had sailed to a nearby anchorage for inspections. The boxship was enroute from Nansha port to Singapore when the accident happened.
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