Eight fishermen rescued at sea off Nghe An

Wednesday, 2018-03-14 16:21:03
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The rescued fishermen were brought to Cuu Lo seaport at 2.30pm on March 14.
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NDO - A group of eight fishermen from a fishing boat coded NA 90909 TS were saved, and their vessel was towed to safety, off the coast of Nghe An province on March 14.

According to the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre (Vietnam MRCC), the fishing boat is owned by Tran Quang Thai from Son Hai commune, Quynh Luu district, Nghe An province.

The boat’s engine broke when it was approximately 90 nautical miles to the east of the northern province of Nghe An. There was strong wind and rough seas.

The centre immediately sent its rescue ship SAR 411 to the location to deploy the rescue mission.

The rescued fishermen were then brought to Cuu Lo seaport at 2.30pm on March 14 before being rushed to hospital.