Cargo Ship Carrying 6,000 Cattle Along with 43 Crew Members Falls Prey to Typhoon
Gulf Livestock 1, a Panamanian livestock cargo vessel is feared being capsized in the storm of the East China Sea. The ship carrying 43 crew members and 5,867 cattle left Napier on August 14, and after a 17-day journey, was expected to reach China. Experiencing heavy winds and rain from typhoon Maysak, the crew sent a distress call. Reportedly, in a search organised by the Japanese coastguards, one chief crew member was rescued.