Seven foreign sailors saved by fisherman Three Vietnamese rescued from sunken Korean ship Three Indonesian sailors return home The ship lost contact with the shore and sank near Basuo port in Dongfang city. All 14 survivors are now safe and in stable condition. Relevant Vietnamese agencies are working with Chinese authorities to bring the crew home to Vietnam.
The Philippine army on Sunday transferred three sailors it had rescued from the Abu Sayyaf Islamic militant group to the Vietnam Embassy in the country. The Giang Hai Vessel before being attacked by the Abu Sayyaf Group According to the embassy, the three crewmembers of the Giang Hai Vessel, Bui Xuan Vien, Bui Trung Duc, and Nguyen Quang Huy, were rescued and handed over to the Philippines army unit on Tawi Tawi island on November 10. Another sailor, Nguyen Huu Truong, was also rescued but he died over serious illness.The sailors were then taken to Zamboanga for medical treatment before…... [read more]
A Vietnamese cargo ship with 10 crew members aboard has been saved by China 's border guard forces offshore of Hainan province, China 's maritime rescue centre said. The vessel, named Hoang Phuong-02, lost contact while it was sheltering from a storm at the Basuo seaport in Hainan early August 8, the centre stated in a report addressed to the Vietnamese Embassy in Beijing. Later the same day, the centre informed the embassy that Hainan's maritime affairs department asked local border guards to deploy helicopters and five ships with more than 60 rescuers to search and then save the Vietnamese…... [read more]
cited Japan Coast Guard (JCG) as saying that the JCG has been continuously searching for six Vietnamese sailors who went missing from Tsugaru Strait off southern Hokkaido on October 11. According to the JCG, three lifebuoys have been discovered near Ohata Port, in Aomori Province. One of the lifebuoys carried information linking it to the fishing boat, which originated in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The boat employed six Vietnamese sailors. A ship of Japan Coast Guard. Other sailors on the boat said that they saw the Vietnamese crew members, aged between 18 and 23, jump into the sea some 18 km from…... [read more]
Hanoi (VNA) – Do TrungHieu, a kidnapped Vietnamese sailor, has been rescued by authorised agencies ofthe Philippines, announced the Consular Department under the Foreign Ministryon August 21.The department said it hascontacted with Philippine authorised agencies to verify the information andinstructed the Embassy of Vietnam in the country to prepare necessary measuresand help the rescued sailor return home. [Vietnam works with Philippines to rescue kidnapped sailors]Do Trung Hieu and five othersailors, namely Pham Minh Tuan, Hoang Vo, Tran Khuong Dung, Hoang Van Hai andHoang Trung Thong, were abducted with their Royal 16 ship off Sibagu island ofBasilan, the Philippines, in November 2016.…... [read more]
On its November 1 issue, Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported that the murder happened on October 16 on board a Japanese fishing boat operating in international waters near the Ivory Coast, in which the Vietnamese sailor was shot dead by the Taiwanese first mate in a fighting. However, the China Times reported that the sailor was beaten to death. The ship had anchored the Ivory Coast to report the case and the first mate was then arrested for investigation. After learning of the case, the Consulate Department requested the Vietnam Economic-Culture office in Taipei to verify the report and take…... [read more]