Emergencies Ministry rescuers rescued all sailors from Panamanian ship in distress

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Emergencies Ministry rescuers rescued all sailors from Panamanian ship in distress
Emergencies Ministry rescuers rescued all sailors from Panamanian ship in distress
9 November 2021, 12:08Society
Rescuers EMERCOM of Russia evacuated all 14 sailors from the Rise Shine container ship that had run aground off the coast of Primorsky Krai.

- Rescuers carried out a landing on hard-to-reach terrain from a height of 20-25 meters from Mi-8 helicopters <...>. All 14 crew members were taken aboard the helicopter using special devices, the department said.

Previously, the rescue of sailors was complicated by strong waves reaching four meters. The operation had to be carried out in a gusty wind of 15 m / s.

It was reported on the morning of November 9 that a Panama-flagged vessel was in distress in the Sea of Japan. The captain of the container ship announced the threat to the life of the crew. The Governor of the Primorsky Territory, Oleg Kozhemyako, clarified that there was no fuel spill, but it was decided to install booms anyway.

The Far Eastern Transport Prosecutor's Office has initiated a review of the requirements of the legislation on the safety of navigation, according to the results of which the specialists of the supervisory authority will assess the timeliness and completeness of the measures taken to prevent and eliminate the oil spill.

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