Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Eight Sailors Rescued After Okhotsk Sea Shipwreck
24.09.2012 09:54
Eight Sailors Rescued After Okhotsk Sea Shipwreck
http://www.nr2.ru/fareast/404957.html

Rescuers have recovered eight sailors while two are still missing from a refrigerator ship on Sunday in the Okhotsk Sea in Russia's Far East, according to Russian Emergencies Ministry.

      The ship, PTR-WEST overturned and sank around 1.15 p.m., eight km (five miles) off the coast. 10 sailors and over 49 tonnes of general cargo were on its board. Previously it was reported that the whole crew had evacuated the ship in two life rafts.

      Later it was said that eight sailors were picked up from a raft to the rescue ship MRS-046 at night. The fate of two of the crew is still unknown, the search operation is underway.

      All found sailors are now in a good condition, they did not need an additional medical treatment and were sent home.

      A criminal case was opened following the shipwreck. Preliminary investigations say the incident could take place because of a wrong cargo's arrangement on the ship.

       




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Okhotsk Sea Far East Russian ships shipwreck  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Michelin's Guide Comes to Moscow
21.12.2020
Quarantine in the Krasnodar Territory is Extended until May 23
11.05.2020
The "Transfiguration" Arts Festival will be held in Yaroslavl from August 19 to 23
19.08.2020
Christmas and New Year Festivities in the Krasnodar Territory will be Cancelled
23.11.2020
Summer Verandas of Moscow Restaurants will Open Soon
08.06.2020



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Russian culture  Lidiya Verkhovskaya  Suyginsky Forest Park   Progress  Islam  Online Exhibitions  Yaroslavl   winter time  Russian ballet  Travel  Astrakhan  Yaroslavl Region  Moscow  Festivals in Moscow  Blood Painting  Russian tourism  Tsaritsyno  Ammunition  Lovers Bench  Russian natural reserves  travel to Russia  Russian media  Christmas  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  US Magnitsky Act  Omsk  All Events  Russian Fables  St. Petersburg  ESRF  Robert Dudley  Perm  Russian Rock Music  Konstantin Kinchev  Slavic Idols  Great Patriotic War  Russian sport  Yuri Kara  Nikolay Okhlopkov  Pavel Cherenkov  Russian hockey  Ilya Oleynikov  Russian business  Exhibitions in Moscow  Euro-2012  Fashion  Russian Cinema  Yekaterinburg  Russian regions  Vladimir Region 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites