On Board disappeared in the sea of Japan the vessel there were 20 people
Missing in the sea of Japan the fishing ship “Vostok” was 20 people and not 21 as previously reported, say in the far Eastern transport Prosecutor’s office.
“According to preliminary data, fishing vessel “Vostok” owned by OOO “DV-FLOT” (Nevel), have made the transition from the port of Dong Hoi (Republic of Korea) in the sea port of Kholmsk (Sakhalin oblast) with a crew of 20 people”, — stated in the message of supervising Department.
Earlier, referring to the number of agencies it was reported that the crew is 21 Russian seaman, all inhabitants of Sakhalin island.
On behalf of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation far Eastern transport Prosecutor’s office checks the implementation of legislation on Maritime safety in connection with the emergency incident with the fishing vessel, the report said.
As reported, fishing vessel “Vostok” has submitted the distress signal on Thursday morning off the southern coast of Primorye. The disappearance of the vessel initiated a criminal case on violation of safety rules and operation of Maritime transport, entailed death of two or more persons. Deployed large-scale search operation. So far found only a few life jackets.
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