The crash in the storm: the ship with grain sank in the Black sea
The cargo ship “Heroes of Arsenal”, coming to Turkey with a cargo of grain, was wrecked in the night of Wednesday in the Black sea in the Kerch Strait: according to the latest Ministry of emergency situations rescued one crew member, another 11 are reported missing, a search is underway for sailors. Wrecked in a storm the cargo Ship disappeared from radar in the three-point storm in the Black sea near the Kerch ferry.
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MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The cargo ship “Heroes of Arsenal”, coming to Turkey with a cargo of grain, was wrecked in the night of Wednesday in the Black sea in the Kerch Strait: according to the latest Ministry of emergency situations rescued one crew member, another 11 are reported missing, a search is underway for sailors.
Wrecked in a storm
The cargo ship disappeared from radar in the three-point storm in the Black sea near the Kerch ferry. According to the Krasnodar rescuers, the incident occurred 15 miles from the village of Taman at about 4 in the morning. A search of the ship took 127 rescuers, 16 pieces of equipment and eight boats.
To the crash site arrived a dedicated rescue vessel “SPASATEL Demidov”, is leading the rescue work at the crash site. Planned work yurts aviation of EMERCOM of Russia. The use of aircraft will be carried out in weather slovenica Gabrielyan EMERCOM of Russia in Krasnodar region
He said that the organized work of the operational headquarters.
Crimean rescuers said that the SOS signal from the ship “Heroes of Arsenal”, marching under the flag of Panama, was taken by the guards and passed the information to the Crimean emergency Department. According to preliminary information, on Board were 12 crew members. In the area of the rescue operation was immediately sent to court, “Bishop”, “Armada Navigator”, “Barnet”, “IGAS”, “ALOS”.
Searches were complicated from the very strong South-West wind with speed of 20 meters per second and high waves.
Grain to Turkey
According to preliminary information, the crashed freighter was flying from Rostov region to Turkey with a cargo of grain.
“The ship “Heroes of Arsenal”: overall length — 113,87 meters; overall width — 13,19 meters, the port of registry Kherson. According to preliminary information, followed from the city of Azov to Turkey with a cargo of grain. … Approximate depth at the point of transmission of the SOS signal 100 meters”, — informed the MOE in Crimea.
It turned out that the operator of the ship is a Turkish company.
The ship “Heroes of the Arsenal” — our. We find out circumstances of the incident, and now held a meeting on this aprospective Turkish company
Other details she said.
Data on the number of rescued sailors vary. First, a source in the regional emergency services reported that the crash of the cargo ship went missing seven crew members, five were rescued. Then of EMERCOM in the Crimea said that you are saved and raised from the water, only one sailor, and four more sailors in their life jackets ready to take on Board the rescue ship, but their condition was unknown.
“The condition of the raised on Board of a seafarer is very hard, he’s got severe hypothermia. The water temperature in the Strait 7-8 degrees,” — said the representative of the rescue Department. The seafarer with severe hypothermia, medical care should be taken to the hospital Kerch.
Rosmorrechflot has officially announced only one saved. The remaining 11 missing.
According to Rosmorrechflot, the rescued motorist, a citizen of Ukraine, who came on Board approached the scene of the accident of the tanker “Volganeft-18”.
Later the representative of Department of EMERCOM in the Crimea Elizabeth Miroshnichenko confirmed this information. “According to our information, only one person saved, the others are still listed as missing,” — said RIA Novosti Miroshnichenko, adding that so far, neither in the water nor on the shore of the people is not detected.
The crew of three countries
On a wrecked freighter was the crew of citizens of the three countries: Russia, Georgia and Ukraine.
Data on the number of sailors with Russian citizenship also differ. MOE first reported that, according to preliminary data, the ship eight Russians, three Ukrainians and one citizen of Georgia. Kuban authorities said nine Russians on Board the crashed vessel.
Then, the source told RIA Novosti that on Board the cargo ship was nine Ukrainians, two Russians and one citizen of Georgia.
Later this information was officially confirmed by Rosmorrechflot.
On Board crashed in the Black sea of the cargo ship were 12 crew members including two Russians, one of whom is the captain, nine Ukrainians and one citizen Gruzootpravitelej of Rosmorrechflot
The same data are released, and the RF IC.
Consul of Ukraine in Rostov-on-don confirmed that on Board sank in the Black sea freighter was nine Ukrainians.
The search continues, the investigation began
On the fact of wreck of the cargo ship, Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case and started investigation.
“Investigating bodies of the southern investigatory management on transport of Investigatory Committee of the Russian Federation brought criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 3 of article 263 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of sea and inland water transport”)”, — stated in the message Department.
The Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev instructed to render all necessary assistance to the sailors from the wreck of the freighter.
“Victims of the crash, crew members are given all the necessary medical and psychological assistance. Sailors ready to take to the Central district hospital of the Temryuk district. If necessary, will be provided hi-tech medical aid in the regional center”, — stated in the message of administration of Krasnodar region with reference to the head of the Kuban.
Look for the crew of the bulk carrier is now hindered by high waves and strong winds.
Storm 4 points, very high waves, strong gusts of southwest wind, the weather is very unfavorable for holding moscowramble emergency management
The operation to rescue the sailors brought the helicopter with three rescuers on Board and underwater vehicle “Falcon-300”. According to the Krasnodar Department of the MOE, the number of rescuers involved in the search for the sailors in the Kerch Strait has increased to 139. The wreck of the ship “Heroes of Arsenal” sent six divers.