The Marine Department says the owner of the Jumbo floating restaurant boat has informed it that the vessel remains on the waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea after it capsized. Writing in the statement, the department said they knew nothing of the incident involving the Jumbo prior to media reports. "After learning about the media reports, the Marine Department immediately requested Jumbo's owner to submit a written report. Today, the Marine Department received the written report from the agent appointed by Jumbo's owner,” it wrote. “At present, both Jumbo and the tugboat are still in the waters off Xisha Islands.
Source: The Standard June 24, 2022 19:34 UTC