M/V Chong Gen sank off Japan

North Korea 1991 built dry bulk carrier 9K DWT M/V Chong Gen sank off Japan and 26 crew members picked up safely from life rafts near Goto Islands. M/V Chong Gen sent a distress signals on Wednesday January 11, 2016 from the Goto Islands of Japan. M/V Chong Gen  was carrying about 5,000 tonnes of rice from North Korea to Wongsan. M/V Chong Gen is owned by Ryonhwan Shipping of North Korea.