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Crew rescued from flooded ship

Update: February, 22/2016 - 08:10
A ship from the Da Nang-based Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No 2 (MRCC2) rescued 20 crew members from Ha Tien 01 ship in the sea 55 nautical miles off the coast of Thua Thien-Hue province yesterday. — Photo motthegioi.vn

DA NANG (VNS) — A ship from the Da Nang-based Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No 2 (MRCC2) rescued 20 crew members from Ha Tien 01 ship in the sea 55 nautical miles off the coast of Thua Thien-Hue province yesterday.

The lower deck of the ship, which was carrying 6,400 tonnes of clinker from Nghe An to Dong Nai, flooded with water on Saturday evening.

The ship's captain called for help as the ship was sinking amidst strong winds with rain.

The rescue ship, SAR 412, was sent to take all crew members to Da Nang port safety yesterday. — VNS

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