The reporter learned from the Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration that on the morning of February 9, a cargo ship sank in water about 7 nautical miles offshore from Xinliao Island in Xuwen, Zhanjiang, Guangdong. The six crew members on board fell into the water. The situation is very urgent.

After emergency coordination of search and rescue by the Guangdong Maritime Search and Rescue Center, all the crew members in distress were rescued, 5 were rescued by the nearby "Hongxin 838" boat, and 1 was rescued by a nearby fishing boat.

According to the staff of Zhanjiang Maritime Safety Administration, the rescued people are in good condition and no oil spill has been found in the waters near the wreck.

  On the morning of February 9, the Guangdong Maritime Search and Rescue Center received a report that at 9:50 a.m., the "Hongxin 838" ship found a freighter in the waters near the north entrance of the Wailuo Waterway in Xuwen, Guangdong, and found a cargo ship sank, with crew members falling into the water. .

  After receiving the report, the Guangdong Maritime Search and Rescue Center immediately launched the emergency plan, verified the information of the danger, organized and coordinated the nearby ship "Hongxin 838" to go to the vicinity of the sunken ship for rescue, and coordinated with the Zhanjiang Maritime Affairs, Coast Guard, Fishery Administration, and Rescue Bureau to dispatch "Sea patrol 0925" "China Coast Guard 21505", "China Coast Guard 21025", "South China Sea Rescue 311" and other 8 ships went to the waters of the incident to search and rescue, and coordinated the Zhanjiang Ship Traffic Management Center to broadcast navigation warnings to remind passing ships to pay attention to rescue.

  At about 9:45, five crew members were rescued by the "Hongxin 838" ship.

At about 10:5, another crew member drifting on the sea was rescued by a nearby fishing boat.

So far, all 6 crew members of the ship in distress have been rescued and the personnel are safe.

At 13:45, Zhanjiang maritime staff safely transferred the distressed crew members on the fishing boat to the "Haixun 0925" ship.

At 15:35, the five crew members rescued by the "Hongxin 838" ship were safely transferred to the "Haixun 0925" ship.

  At present, the Zhanjiang Maritime Safety Administration has coordinated the navigation mark department to set up virtual signs of the sunken ship near the sunken ship, informing the cleanup ship to prepare for the cleanup, and coordinating the Zhanjiang Ship Traffic Management Center to broadcast navigation alerts to remind passing ships to avoid the sunken waters. The cause of the accident is under investigation middle.

(Headquarters reporter Wei Xing Wu Mei Miao Wang Siqi)

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