Rescuers brought to the surface the bodies of two dead sailors in the wreck of the ship «Heroes of the Arsenal» in the Black sea. The fate of the remaining nine crew members remains unknown. According EMERCOM in Krasnodar Krai, oil spill on-site emergency no.
Rescuers found the bodies of two dead in the crash of a cargo ship sailors and hoisted them aboard the rescue ship, reports TASS citing a source in the Maritime rescue service.
According EMERCOM in Krasnodar Krai, oil spill on-site emergency no. Earlier, the authorities of the region expressed concern that the 30 tons of fuel in the holds of a bulk carrier can get into the Black sea.
In connection with the incident of the Novorossiysk transport Prosecutor’s office checks the safety of navigation. The southern investigation Department of transport opened a criminal case on violation of safety rules.
The cargo ship «heroes of the Arsenal» came from Azov port to Turkey under the flag of Panama, was wrecked Wednesday morning. On Board were 12 people, nine Ukrainians, two Russians including the ship’s captain, and the citizens of Georgia. According to various sources, saved from one to three people.
The cause of PE Rosmorrechflot called the storm in which the ship split in two and sank. Currently, the search operation, it involves around 140 rescuers.