Sick Passenger Removed from Ship “Vasily Zavoiko” in Port of Karaga, Bering Sea

As reported by SCC Rosmorrechflot, at 12:11 on October 24, a report was received from the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky MSPT that in the Litke Strait of the Bering Sea on the Vasily Zavoiko motor ship (Kamchatransflot owner, Kamchatkan fleet owner, Vladivostok landing port, crew 13 people, passengers – 34 people) during the transition from the port of Nikolskoe (Commander Islands) to shelter from a storm in the Litke Strait, a passenger (in the second month of pregnancy) bleed. Medical evacuation is necessary.

The motor ship Vasiliy Zavoyko is sent to the nearest ports of Karag, Ossora (Kamchatka peninsula). To deliver the patient to the coastal hospital, aviation is not involved because of severe weather conditions: northeasterly wind 25-30 m / s, wave height 6-8 m. Visibility 2-3 cable, air temperature +2, heavy precipitation.Vasily Zavoiko

At 1:00 (Moscow time) on October 25, “Vasily Zavoiko” went to the bay of Karaga, the patient was transferred to the boat by the Ministry of Emergency Situations, with the subsequent delivery to the district hospital of the village of Osssora. The patient’s condition is satisfactory.