PSNews – Tan Cang 63, a modern ship equipped with remote-controlled super-diving equipment was mobilized to join a search and rescue mission of 9 missing Vietnamese fishermen near Bach Long Vi island.
On July 8, 10 days has passed since a cargo ship crashed the NA 95899 fishing trawler in the waters near Bach Long Vi island, the search and rescue of the 9 missing fishermen residing in Nghe An Province continues.
|Tan Cang 63, a modern ship equipped with remote-controlled super-diving equipment was mobilized to join a search and rescue mission of 9 missing Vietnamese fishermen near Bach Long Vi island.
Earlier on July 4, after the storm No.2, functional forces mobilized 5 ships to the scene to search for the 9 missing fishermen. By the afternoon of July 6, 2 more ships were mobilized with professional divers to conduct extensive search at the area where the trawler had sunk.
Although various rescue plans have been implemented so far, the divers have still not reached the location of the sunken trawler due to dangerous underwater flows and concerns about their safety. The field commander decided to stop the diving mission and conducted other plans.
At the request of the Ministry of Transport, the Department of Rescue under the Ministry of Defense has mobilized Tan Cang 63 ship from Ho Chi Minh City to join the search and rescue mission.
Tan Cang 63 ship is equipped with a remote-controlled super-diving model, which can dive hundreds of meters deep. It can also take images of the seabed where the fishing vessel sunk.
On the night of July 6, Tan Cang 63 ship started moving toward Hai Phong. It is expected that this ship will arrive at the scene after 72 hours travelling. The search and rescue mission is still being conducted while waiting for the ship.By An Nhien