Hopes fade for ship survivors off Vietnam as weather hampers search

January 5, 2015 10:32 AM

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HANOI (Reuters) - Bad weather hampered a search on Monday for 16 Philippine seamen missing since their cargo ship sank off Vietnam, a Vietnamese rescue official said.

The Bulk Jupiter, owned by Bermuda-based Gearbulk Holdings, was carrying 46,400 metric tonnes of bauxite bulk from Malaysia to China, the company said.

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