The Deputy Chief of Staff of the Quang Ngai Border Guards, Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Ngoc Thanh, confirmed to Viet Nam News yesterday that the four fishermen, named Madsaik Arak, Omar Aminulla, Tamano Asari and Rico H. Maksud, from the Philippines are in good health.
The QNg 90325 TS vessel, led by captain Nguyen Huu Phuc of the province’s Binh Son District, rescued the four Filipino fishermen on Sunday.
The province’s border guards have completed the administrative procedures to send the fishermen back to the Philippines soon.-VNS
A Filipino fisherman was rescued last week off the coast of southern Vietnam after drifting alone at sea for eight days, the Military Command in Quang Ngai Province reported on Sunday. A Vietnamese tuna boat fishing off the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago pulled the 40-year-old from the water last Monday. Hoang Sa -- the home of tuna, mackerel, squid and other seafood -- is the traditional deep-sea fishing ground for thousands of Vietnamese fishermen, mainly from the country's central and southern region. The Vietnamese coast guard has taken him to the mainland and provided him with medical care, said officials from Quang…... [read more]
On January 23, the Vietnamese vesselcaptained by Luong Cong Xuyen was fishing in the waters about 100nautical miles from Song Tu Dong island of Truong Sa Archipelago when itspotted and rescued the exhausted Filipino fishermen who had beenadrift for four days. From Tuy Hoa they were takento the provincial hospital for a health check, and have been providedwith healthcare, food and accommodation. They are now in a stable condition, and procedures are underway to return them home.-VNA... [read more]
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The central province of Phu Yen’s Border Guard Command on January 17handed over two Filipino fishermen who were rescued in Vietnam’s sea toofficials of the Philippines Embassy in Vietnam. The fishermen were Villardo C. Ruzjr andSeverino Noveras Camposano, both born in 1981 from Salcedo Bansud Or Mindoro.They wereprovided with health care and accommodation during their stay in the provinceand helped with administrative procedures to return home.Previously onJanuary 9, the provincial Border Guard Command received the two Philippinenationals rescued by vessel PY-95021TS captained by Nguyen Thai Hung from PhuDong, Tuy Hoa city.They were spotted andrescued after…... [read more]
A Vietnamese fishing vessel was left adrift at sea for several hours after its engine failed on Sunday. The five fishermen on board were eventually rescued by a British cargo vessel. The boat started taking on water about 286 nautical miles off the coastal city of Quy Nhon. Due to the strong winds and rough seas, the fishermen immediately sent a distress signal. After receiving the SOS, the Vietnam Coastal Communication System dispatched the information to nearby ships, but it still took the British Innovator two hours to find the stricken fishing boat. The five fishermen are reportedly unharmed and will be…... [read more]
The SAR 272 ship rescued three fishermen from the BV 0058 TS boat. — Photo Vung Tau MRCC BA RIA-VUNG TAU (VNS) — The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Zone 3 on Thursday morning handed over three fishermen rescued from a boat to their families and the authorities in the southern Tien Giang province.Earlier, the centre received a call for help from the owner of the BV 0058 TS fishing boat at about 5pm on Wednesday. Khanh, the boat's owner from Tien Giang Province, said the boat was drifting in Ho Chi Minh City's Can Gio coastal area as its engine…... [read more]
Fishing boat number QNg 95429, with 32 crew members onboard, sank after it was hit by violent winds and rain at about 3.30am today. — Illustrative image QUANG NGAI (VNS) — All 32 fishermen, whose boat sank near Viet Nam's Spratly Archipelago, were rescued by 8am today, Quang Ngai's provincial committee for natural disaster management, search and rescue said.Fishing boat number QNg 95429, with 32 crew members onboard, sank after it was hit by violent winds and rain at about 3.30am today.A fishing boat nearby, which received the distress signal, quickly came to their rescue and managed to save all…... [read more]
A Chinese seaman was saved by a Vietnamese fishing vessel captained by Nguyen Trong Hieu from the central province of Quang Binh on July 27.—Photo cand QUANG BINH (VNS)— A Chinese seaman was saved by a Vietnamese fishing vessel captained by Nguyen Trong Hieu from the central province of Quang Binh on July 27.The distressed sailor was found exhausted and floating in Vietnamese waters.Zheng Zuba from China's Hainan Province was given medical treatment and the Department of Foreign Affairs in Quang Binh is completing procedures for him to be handed over to China.Zheng fell overboard on the night of July…... [read more]
ĐÀ NẴNG — Seven fishermen from Bình Định Province were rescued at sea on Sunday after their boat encountered difficulties in rough conditions on Saturday morning. The Đà Nẵng-based Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No 2 (MRCC2) told Việt Nam News that all crew members were healthy when their boat was towed safely to Đà Nẵng port yesterday morning. According to MRCC2, the fishing boat suffered engine failure on Saturday, 155 nautical miles off Cửa Lò beach in Nghệ An Province. Strong waves and high winds prevented crew members from repairing the engine, and a rescue ship from…... [read more]
Bui Tien Loi from the provincial external relations bureau said thatthe Filipino Embassy has contacted the local administration to help withthe paperwork to bring their citizens home. Theprovincial People’s Committee has ordered the external relationsdepartment to speed up the procedure and work with the Filipino embassyto get the five Filipinos home as soon as possible. Deputy Chief of Staff of the provincial Border Guard Force, MajorHuynh Van Dinh, said that the five distressed Filipinos were taken tothe Hong Hai hotel in Tuy Hoa City after being rescued. The five fishermen were found in distress on January 30 and rescuedby a…... [read more]
KHÁNH HÒA — A fishing boat with a 16-member crew, which drifted for several days in the Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, reached Bà Ngòi Port in Cam Ranh City Sunday afternoon. The boat was towed to the port by a rescue ship. Earlier, on November 29, the Vietnam Navy received distress signals from the fishing boat, coded BD-99.559TS and captained by 45-year-old Nguyễn Cường, a native of Bình Định Province. The boat’s crew was reportedly fishing 270 nautical miles off the Quy Nhơn coast when its engine broke down. The vessel was carrying 7,000 litres of diesel oil and seven tonnes…... [read more]