Crews of sea-going vessels are searching in the Sea of Okhotsk off the coast of Kamchatka, a 54-year-old sailor who fell overboard the freezing trawler Novouralsk, RIA Novosti was informed by the marine rescue sub-center Petropavlovsk.
The incident occurred in the morning when the ship was about 50 kilometers from the village of Zaporozhye Ust-Bolsheretsky district of the Kamchatka Territory. The sailor fell overboard during the selection of the trawl. The search operation was organized by the crew of the trawler and several vessels in the area of the accident.
“Currently, the search operation continues. There are no results so far, “said the rescue sub-center attendant.
According to the source of RIA Novosti in the emergency services of the region, the captains of all vessels in the search area were notified of the incident. This is about 20 vessels. All of them conduct a search for the missing person.
The owner of the fishing trawler Novouralsk is Vostokrybprom, the home port is Sovetskaya Gavan.
Source: Maritime News of Russia