“We have received a message that a fishing vessel Vitim is on fire 12 miles abeam of Askold Island (Sea of ​​Japan),” the message says.

It is noted that the fire occurred in the fish shop.

It is also reported that all 30 fishermen from the vessel were evacuated to the Alchan liferaft.

On July 8, 2020, off the coast of Russky Island in Vladivostok, the Atlant-2 fishing vessel sank.