You are here:   /
rss News rss Articles rss General

Along the coast of the Kuril Islands sank a Japanese schooner

May 30 2007

In the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday about 60 miles from the island of Matua srednekurilskogo sank a Japanese schooner Chossi maru-8. The crew of nine men rescued.

According to a representative of marine rescue sub-center of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the SOS signal received on Wednesday at 00:08 local time (17:08 Moscow time. Tuesday) "In this area of work quite a lot of Russian and Japanese ships, so once some courts have come to the area distress vessel. Command Chossi maru-8 "picked up a Japanese schooners," - said the representative sub-center.

Schooner Chossi maru-8, along with other Japanese ships kept fishing in the Russian economic zone in accordance with intergovernmental agreements between Russia and Japan. What is the cause of flooding - is unknown, as rescue operation involved the Japanese fishermen. In this area in the past day and today holds good weather the storm there, Interfax reports.

Print version

Photo Gallery
At this moment...

Week top publications
Popular reading
©2006-2021 All rights reserved display number of browses и visitors for 24 hour