A Panama-registered cargo ship sinks off the coast of Kawasaki or rescues three people October 13 3:30
Late on the night of the 12th, three men who seemed to be foreign nationals were found floating off the coast of Kawasaki City, and were rescued by the Coast Guard Headquarters. The men are considered to be crew members of a Panama-registered cargo ship, and the Coast Guard headquarters is examining the detailed situation, assuming that the cargo ship sank and the crew was thrown into the sea.
According to the 3rd Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, at around 11:30 pm on the 12th of the sea, about 2 kilometers off the coast of Kawasaki-ku, Higashi-Ogishima, the crew of a ship that was moored nearby saying "a person is floating in the sea" There was a report from a member.
When a patrol boat came out and examined, it was found that there were three men who seemed to be crew members of the JIA DE (1925 tons), a 12-seater Panama-registered cargo ship anchored near the site. it was done.
All three are considered foreign nationals.
However, the cargo ship was not found, the signal indicating the location information disappeared, and the smell of oil was confirmed on the sea surface.
According to the Japan Coast Guard, considering that there is a possibility that the cargo ship sank due to the situation at the site, etc., we are searching for the other nine people and examining the detailed situation by taking out 8 patrol boats.