|A foreign crewman with heart failure was brought from sea to Nha Trang City by the Việt Nam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre on Friday. — VNA/VNS Photo|
KHÁNH HOÀ — The Việt Nam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre (VMSRCC) on Friday brought a foreign crewman with heart failure from sea to Nha Trang City in the south-central province of Khánh Hòa.
On Thursday evening, the Greek crude oil tanker Maran Thetis asked for help as one of its crew member, a 62-year-old Ukrainian man, suffered from heart failure when the vessel was about 120 nautical miles away from Nha Trang coast.
As soon as receiving the request, the VMSRCC kept regular contact with the tanker crew to follow the patient’s condition and instruct them to deliver proper first-aid for him.
The VMSRCC also arranged a vessel and medical staff to the tanker.
Despite rough sea, the rescue vessel reached the tanker quickly Thursday evening and brought the patient ashore. — VNS