9.11.2018 - FREIGHTER ""ANATOLY KRASHENINNIKOV"" SANK IN THE OKHOTSK SEA
Dry cargo vessel “Anatoly Krasheninnikov” sank in the Bay of Kambalny of the Sea of Okhotsk, November 9th. The ten members of the crew of the vessel were returned to the shore, and three more people are being searched.
According to the website of the regional authorities, the cargo vessel ""Anatoly Krasheninnikov"" was enroute from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana. The vessel transported 280 tons of building materials and equipment. According to preliminary information, there were 13 people on board, 10 of them were saved on safe raft, but the master and his two crew members are being searched.
“Search and rescue operations are complicated by adverse weather conditions and dark time of day. For the same reasons, it is not yet possible to involve aviation in the search operation"" - said the deputy chairman of the regional authority, Sergey Khabarov.
All crew members who managed to escape were taken aboard the ""Dalmos"" floating fishing base; nothing threatens their life and health. In the near future, people will be taken to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.