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Two Chinese rescued by Indian coast guard at high sea

New Delhi: Indian coast guard professionally undertook one more life saving operation by evacuating two Chinese nationals from a Singapore registered vessel mt ocean crown, at high seas, off Mumbai. The 245 meters long vessel

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 20, 2014 12:34 IST ]
two chinese rescued by indian coast guard at high sea
two chinese rescued by indian coast guard at high sea

New Delhi: Indian coast guard professionally undertook one more life saving operation by evacuating two Chinese nationals from a Singapore registered vessel mt ocean crown, at high seas, off Mumbai.


The 245 meters long vessel was on passage from Sikka / India to Port Sao Bastiao / Brazil. at about 2145 hrs on 18 July 14, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Mumbai {mrcc (mb)} received a request from master of the vessel to evacuate two Chinese national from the ship, as the crew had sustained accidental injury onboard, while working on the deck. It was informed that the crew was provided first aid, but injuries sustained required immediate specialized medical attention.

On ascertaining the medical emergency onboard the vessel, the vessel was directed to close Mumbai, being the nearest port for providing specialized medical assistance.

Meanwhile, Indian coast guard ship Varuna on patrol in eez was diverted to render medical advice/assistance, while Chetak helicopter at Mumbai was kept standby for evacuation of crew by air.

The vessel with medical emergency arrived about 30 km west off Mumbai, at about 1600 hrs on 19 July 14.

The Indian coast guard helicopter cg 821 was immediately pressed into action and helicopter landed onboard the ship at 1600 hrs, with medical team for medical management of the injured crew.

Medical team examined the patient and provided necessary on site treatment to facilitate transit by air.

The two Chinese crew Mr. Fu Yaokun, age 34 years and Mr. Lin Xin Mao, age 36 years, the chief officer and bosun respectively were flown to INS Shikra at Colaba and subsequently handed over to ship's agent m/s Atlantic shipping for transfer to ­­­local hospital for further medical management.

Patient was thereafter rushed to Saifi hospital with assistance of their local shipping agent. The condition is reported to be stable of the evacuated Chinese nationals.

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