Taiwanese fishing vessel carrying 49 crew missing in South Atlantic

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call but shortly after its skipper reported it was taking on water, authorities say. “We still don’t know where the ship is and what happened to it,” Huang Hong-yen, spokesman for the local fisheries agency, said, adding that the government launched a search-and-rescue effort “immediately” after the ship’s owners said it had lost contact. Read the rest here 09:36