According to the department, the crew of the medium tanker "Kama" received an emergency signal from a yacht in distress.

“An inspection team landed on the yacht, which took one person with personal belongings and his dog on board the Russian tanker.

The French citizen Lucas Monteu, who made a solo voyage in the Atlantic, turned out to be saved, ”the Ministry of Defense said.

The department clarified that during the storm on the yacht, the steering gear failed and water began to flow.

After an unsuccessful attempt to repair the malfunction, the yachtsman gave a distress signal.

The rescued will be delivered to the nearest port.