The Chinese fishing vessel turned over on Thursday as a result of a collision with a tanker in the waters of the Sea of Japan. As Kyodo reported, at least 12 people on board were missing.
According to the Japanese Coast Guard, the tanker is registered in Hong Kong. No damage or leakage of combustible substances is reported.
The collision occurred about 400 km from the coast of Japan. Currently, Japanese rescue boats have been sent to the area of the accident.