Distressed fishing ship safely towed to land
|A fishing boat towed at sea. (Photo: VNA)|
The BTh 97497 TS encountered an accident about 6 nautical miles northwest of Sinh Ton Dong island in Khanh Hoa’s Truong Sa island district.
The captain had to send out a distress call at sea since the ship suffered an engine breakdown.
Truong Sa 20 vessel of Brigade 955 of Naval Region 4 towed the fishing ship to Sinh Ton Dong island and helped fix the problem. The distressed fishermen received a medical checkup and treatment.
On March 3, per request of the captain, relevant agencies began to tow the ship to land as it needed further repair.