In the accident where a tour boat sank off the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, the 1st Regional Coast Guard Headquarters is searching for related parties of the operating company on the suspicion of accidental fatalities in business for 3 days, continuing on the 2nd.

On the 23rd of last month, 14 passengers were killed and 12 others are still missing in the accident where the sightseeing boat "KAZU 1" (19 tons) carrying 26 passengers and crew sank off the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido. It has become.



On the 2nd, the 1st Regional Coast Guard Headquarters searched the office of the operating company "Shiretoko Tour Boat" and the home of President Seiichi Katsura on suspicion of accidental fatalities in business. It means that more than 100 related documents have been seized.



Also, from the morning of the 3rd, several investigators began searching for the related parties of President Katsura in Shari Town.



The Japan Coast Guard Headquarters will continue to investigate whether there were any problems with the company's safety management system, such as the circumstances in which it decided to set sail on the day of the accident, which was expected to be rough weather.



On the other hand, the salvage company's ship, which was requested by the Japan Coast Guard, left Kagoshima on the 2nd and headed off the Shiretoko Peninsula where the tourist ship sank.



We will arrive at the site sea area as early as early this month, check the condition of the ship with an unmanned submersible, and then search the seabed by a diver.

In the video taken by the NHK helicopter from the sky after 10 am, you can see the salvage company's ship sailing off the coast of Karatsu City in Saga Prefecture at the request of the Japan Coast Guard.

It seems that they are heading to the site sea area off the Shiretoko Peninsula.



You can see that the central part of the ship is equipped with an unmanned submersible used for underwater search activities.

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