MEDIA are reporting the ro-ro vessel Golden Ray (IMO 9775816) has capsized off the US coast with as many as four crew members missing.

The 20995DWT Golden Ray is flagged in the Marshall Islands and was launched in 2017.

Fire is understood to have impeded rescue efforts by the US Coastguard. Authorities have described the situation as “complex”.

CNN coverage of the Golden Ray incident.

Authorities have also said their rescue efforts are “ongoing”.