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An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say.

据中国媒体报道,在东海燃烧了一个多星期的油轮终于沉没了。

The Sanchi and a cargo ship collided 260km (160 miles) off Shanghai on 6 January, with the tanker then drifting south-east towards Japan.

1月6日,“桑吉”号邮轮和一艘货船在距离上海260公里(160英里)的地方相撞,随后油轮向东南方向的日本漂流。

Iranian officials now say all 32 crew members - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis - on the tanker are dead.

伊朗官员现在称,油轮上的所有32名船员(30名伊朗人和两名孟加拉国人)已经死亡。

The tanker was carrying 136,000 tonnes of ultra-light crude but Chinese officials say there is no major slick.

这艘油轮运载着十三万六千吨超轻质原油,但中国官员说没有出现重大的油污。

China Central Television said that the Sanchi had gone down after "suddenly igniting" around noon (04:00 GMT).

中央电视台说,“桑吉”号在中午十二点左右(格林威治时间04:00)“突然点燃”后下沉。

Some 13 vessels and an Iranian commando unit had been taking part in the salvage operation, amid bad weather.

在恶劣的天气下,约有13艘船和一个伊朗突击队参加了救助行动。

A spokesman for the Iranian team, Mohammad Rastad, said there was no hope of finding any survivors.

伊朗队的发言人穆罕默德-拉斯塔德说,没有希望找到任何幸存者。

On Saturday, salvage workers had boarded the vessel and found the bodies of two crew members in a lifeboat.

星期六,救助人员登上了这艘船,在一艘救生艇上发现了两名船员的尸体。

Only one other body had been found during the week of salvage operations.

在救援行动的这周里,只发现了另外一具尸体。

The rescue workers retrieved the ship’s black box but had to leave quickly because of the toxic smoke and high temperatures.

救援人员找回了船上的黑匣子,但由于有毒的烟雾和高温,他们不得不快速离开。

The Panama-flagged Sanchi was bringing the condensate from Iran to South Korea when the collision with the Hong Kong-registered freighter CF Crystal, carrying grain from the US, happened in the East China Sea. The crewmen of the Crystal were all rescued.

巴拿马旗下的“桑吉”号在从伊朗运输凝析油到南韩途中,与在香港注册,运送粮食的“长峰水晶”号货船发生碰撞,事件发生在东海。“水晶”号的船员全部获救。

The cause of the collision is still not known.

碰撞的原因还不得而知。

After the collision the Sanchi drifted at about 2.2km/h (1.4mph), south-eastwards towards the Japanese island of Amami Oshima.

碰撞后,“桑吉”号以约2.2公里每小时(1.4mph)的速度向东南方漂流向日本奄美大岛。

Condensate is very different from the black crude that is often seen in oil spills.

凝析油与石油泄漏中经常出现的黑色原油非常不同。

It is toxic, low in density and considerably more explosive than regular crude.

它与普通原油相比,有毒,密度低,爆炸性更强。

Condensate creates products such as jet fuel, petrol, diesel and heating fuel.

凝析油用于生产诸如喷气燃料,汽油,柴油和加热燃料等产品。