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The Stellar Daisy was transporting 260,000 tons of or iron ore from Brazil to China.

Two surviving crew members told Uruguayan authorities that their captain alerted the crew that “water was entering” and that the ship was breaking

The whereabouts of the Stellar Daisy cargo ship, which is believed to have sank off the coast of Uruguay, is still proving to be a mystery.

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Two surviving crew members hold the key to explaining the disappearance of the vessel, which reported broke apart. The sailors had told Uruguayan authorities that at one point, their captain alerted the crew that “water was entering” and that the ship was breaking.The South Korean Government reported that fuel, debris and empty lifeboats have turned up in the ongoing rescue mission, but the remaining 22 crew members are still missing.

 

Sixteen Filipinos and eight South Koreans were charged with completing the transatlantic journey. The Stellar Daisy, which was operate by Polaris Shipping, was reportedly carrying 260,000 tons of iron ore from Brazil to China. “The more hours pass, the less the chances are of finding them,” Gaston Jaunsolo, the spokesman for the Uruguayan navy told Reuters news agency.

Contact was last made with the ship on Friday when a crew member sent a text message to the owner of the ship stating that the vessel was taking in water.

Brazilian and Argentine authorities along with merchant ships owned by Polaris Shipping, are taking part in the search.

charged with completing the transatlantic journey. The Stellar Daisy, which was operate by Polaris Shipping, was reportedly carrying 260,000 tons of iron ore from Brazil to China. “The more hours pass, the less the chances are of finding them,” Gaston Jaunsolo, the spokesman for the Uruguayan navy told Reuters news agency.

Contact was last made with the ship on Friday when a crew member sent a text message to the owner of the ship stating that the vessel was taking in water.

Brazilian and Argentine authorities along with merchant ships owned by Polaris Shipping, are taking part in the search.

 

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