The ship, on Board of which there are 28 Chinese tourists and three crew members, disappeared off the coast of Malaysia, said the authorities, transfers Bi-bi-si.
Communication with the vessel, which was heading to the island of Mengalum, went missing in Malaysian waters shortly after leaving the port of Kota Kinabalu, the administrative centre of Sabah.
Currently, along the route of the vessel deployed a search and rescue operation, which is complicated by the strong wind and big waves.
In the search operation involved police officers and representatives of the Navy and the air force of Malaysia.
The island of Mengalum where I was headed tourists, famous for its wild beaches and is popular among divers.