Missing in the Japan sea the ship may be in international waters

Missing in the Japan sea the ship may be in international waters

Submitted the distress signal in Japan sea fishing vessel “Vostok” may be in international waters. About it reports a press-service of the Primorsky territory administration.

“The signal from the vessel owned by LLC “DV Fleet” (Nevelsk) in 5:01. The message at the Maritime coordination centre received from MSCC the Republic of Korea. Presumably, the ship is in international waters,” — quoted TASS the press service.

It is reported that the emergency signal works about 50 miles from the seaside village of Posiet. On missing the boat headed into the sea of Japan from the South Korean port of Donghae to Sakhalin is 21 Russian seaman.

Currently in the search area launched a rescue operation, which is complicated by stormy weather. Involved in searches of border guard coast guard ship and a Mi-8 helicopter of Khabarovsk air rescue center of EMERCOM and the defense Ministry. The sea is also preparing a rescue tug.

Upon loss of the fishing vessel far East investigatory management SK the Russian Federation on the journey. According to the investigation, communication with the fishermen was lost on January 24. At 21:33 GMT received a message about the emergency buoy.