Miracle rescue for fisherman adrift at sea

A fisherman was rescued, while two of his companions were missing after their fishing boat sank off the central Quang Tri Province. QUANG TRI — A fisherman was rescued, while two of his companions were missing after their fishing boat sank off the central Quang Tri Province.The border guard unit in the province’s Con Co Island reported that a fisherman has been hospitalised there for exhaustion.The guards said that a local fishing boat found the man named Vo Van Son, a resident of the neighbouring Quang Binh Province, floating in the ocean, holding a large plastic can, and rescued him.Son…… [read more]

The ship had a high risk of explosion, presenting the potential for vast causalities. After receiving the alert, Vietnam coast guard vessel 8001 (CSB8001) was deployed to the scene to implement search and rescue measures, approach and attempt to douse flames and save those at sea. At the same time, the SaRang 44 coast guard vessel, which was sailing past the area, participated in the joint search and rescue coordination after receiving the distress signal. The SaRang 44 vessel approached the burning ship, collected information, lowered canoes to rescue crew members at sea and coordinated with the CSB8001 coast guard on controlling flames. At…… [read more]

Adam Buczynski carries a dog found floating cold and alone on an ice floe 15 miles off the Polish Baltic Sea coast in Gdynia, Poland. A frightened, shivering dog was rescued after floating at least 75 miles (120 kilometers) on an ice floe down Poland’s Vistula River and into the Baltic Sea, officials said Thursday. Now his saviors just have to figure out who really owns him.Four people have already claimed him, but so far rescuers say there’s been no wagging tail of joy from the miracle dog they nicknamed “Baltic.”The dog’s frozen odyssey came as Poland suffers through a…… [read more]

PANO – Ship SAR 274 has successfully taken injured fisherman Tran Ngoc Quan to Border Guard Flotilla 48 in Quy Nhon city for emergency treatment at the provincial General Hospital. Patient Quan taken ashore for emergency treament Earlier, at 6:35 on October 28, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center Region II (Da Nang MRCC) received a mayday signal from trawler QNg 94706 TS. While fishing 440 nautical miles off Quy Nhon city and 510 nautical miles off Da Nang city, 30-year old fisherman Tran Ngoc Quan, (a native of Quang Ngai province) had a fever and was in deep coma. On…… [read more]

After receiving the information on March 1, the center instructed other fishermen on board to give the patient first aid and asked doctors in Bach Long Vy Island for support.At 1:30 am the following day, the patient’s health worsened and he needed urgent surgery, according to island doctors. Immediately, the center sent ship SAR 273 from Hai Phong port for a rescue mission.At 5:30 am the same day, the rescue ship approached the fishing boat and brought the patient, along with 3 doctors of Bach Long Vy Island, ashore for further treatment. Translated by Thuy Duong… [read more]

DA NANG (VNS) — The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre No 2 (MRCC Da Nang) rescued an injured fisherman 195 nautical miles off the central city yesterday.The fisherman, named Chau Minh Duong, 22, from Duc Pho district in Quang Ngai Province, had a leg cut off by a propeller of the fishing boat (QNg 94299 TS) at noon on Monday.The maritime centre’s rescue ship, SAR 412, located the boat and transported the fisherman to the Da Nang General Hospital.Duong is receiving urgent medical treatment at the hospital.— VNS… [read more]

Opened on June 19, the two-day event is a part of the ASEAN-Chinaworking plan on guiding the implementation of the Declaration on theConduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC). The plan was adopted inBeijing, China, in January 2012. At the opening ceremony, DeputyForeign Minister Pham Quang Vinh underscored the importance of DOC inmaintaining peace and stability in the East Sea. A milestonedocument between ASEAN and China, DOC shows the two sides’ mutualcommitments to abiding by international law and the United NationsConvention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).It also conveys thetwo sides’ pledges to observe the principles of refraining…… [read more]

SaRang 44 Brigadier General Naresh Kumar Kaul is received by Vietnamese army officials. (Source: VNA)Vietnam’s and India’s Coast Guards held a search and rescue drill off the coast of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on August 30 during the Indian SaRang 44 Samar -class offshore patrol vessel’s visit to Vietnam…. [read more]

Vietnamese rescuers take inland the American tourist, who suffers a sudden heart-attack off the coast of Thua Thien-Hue. — Photo VnExpress.net DA NANG (VNS) — A salvage ship rescued an American tourist off the coast of Thua Thien-Hue on Sunday night.The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre No. 2 (MRCC Da Nang), which had dispatched the salvage vessel, reported that Ross, 89, had suffered a heart-attack when he was travelling on cruise liner Seven Seas Voyager from Chan May port in central province of Thua Thien-Hue to the northern province of Quang Ninh.The salvage ship, SAR 412, located the cruise…… [read more]

The fishermen failed to return home from a trip that left the Quy Nhon Port in central Binh Dinh Province on September 9 and sailed to waters offshore Nha Trang. The vessel was last heard from on September 14.After the alarm was raised, search teams for the men, all of whom were from the district of Hau Loc in Thanh Hoa Province, were scrambled but to no avail.As hopes of finding the men alive faded the crew of the fishing vessel unexpectedly sailed into the Quy Nhon Port in central Binh Dinh Province, an official from the district of Hau…… [read more]