We take a look back at some of the notable maritime disasters that have occurred within the Middle Kingdom’s borders during the 21st Century.
by Matthew Bossons, 11 January 2019
Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.
by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2018
The world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action happened at the mouth of the Huangpu.
by Ned Kelly, 04 December 2018
Then and now: what areas devastated by the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan look like these days.
by That's, 17 May 2018
Officials say 30 missing crew members are presumed dead after an oil tanker exploded and sank on Sunday.
by That's Shanghai, 15 January 2018
The seismic disaster is the second in under 10 years to ravage Jiuzhaigou, with memories of the 2008 earthquake still fresh in the minds of those native to the region.
by Jesse Pottinger, 10 August 2017
Rescue and recovery operations are currently underway, with almost 400 fire trucks and over 1,100 firefighters descending on the site of the disaster.
by Matthew Bossons, 09 August 2017