BEIJING, China -- The official Xinhua News Agency says seven men were working on the ship when the explosion occurred Tuesday. There was no report of an oil spill.
State-run China Central Television says authorities recovered four bodies and were searching for the three other men. The reports did not identify the men's nationalities.
CCTV said an open flame triggered the blast but did not provide further details.
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