Ship collides with oil tanker off Chinese coast, 32 crew members missing

The collision happened nearly 300km east of Shanghai on China's east coast

An Iranian oil tanker carrying ultra light crude to South Korea collided with a Chinese cargo vessel and is now burning in the East China Sea waters.

The ministry says the tanker was "completely lost to fire".

All 21 members of the Crystal's crew - all Chinese nationals - have been rescued.

The missing crew members, 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, belong to the Sanchi tanker.

Eight Chinese ships have been sent for the search and rescue operation, China's official Xinhua news agency said.

The tanker had been sailing to Daesan, South Korea from Kharg Island, Iran, according to Reuters ship tracking data. That is equivalent to just under 1 million barrels, worth about $60 million, based on global crude oil prices.

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"Sanchi is floating and burning as of now".

The Sanchi tanker, registered in Panama, collided with the CF Crystal ship some 160 nautical miles off the coast near Shanghai.

The South Korean coast guard also sent a ship and an airplane to aid the search effort. The Hong Kong cargo vessel CF Crystal allegedly did not suffer any sufficient damage.

The ship has operated under five different names in the time since it was built in 2008, according the United Nations -run International Maritime Organization. It was due to arrive on January 10, according to Reuters ship tracking data.

The collision is the second in recent years involving an NITC-operated vessel. It's owned by the state-run National Iranian Tanker Co.

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