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In sea of Okhotsk suffers disaster a vessel with 30 Russians onboard

On Sakhalin suffers disaster a vessel - the refrigerator Smolninsky with 30 Russians onboard. As have informed in central administrative board of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia across the Sakhalin region, the distress signal has arrived today nearby 6:40 Moscow time.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Measures, the ship which is in water area of sea of Okhotsk on distance more 200 km from coast, has undergone to an icing, there is a flooding threat. Onboard a vessel, under the preliminary information, there are 30 crewmen, it are citizens of Russia.
now the central administrative board of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia across the Sakhalin region together with experts of Ministry of Transport of Russia studies questions of attraction for carrying out of a rescue operation of the courts which are in area of disaster, including belonging to the company the Sakhalin energy . Weather conditions do not allow to use aircraft.
Today on Sakhalin in water area of sea of Okhotsk two fishing seiners which since January, 14th of this year have been blocked by ices have been evacuated. As have informed in a press - service of central administrative board of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of the Russian Federation across the Sakhalin region, now both vessels are taken on a tow and go to port Korsakov. In department have noticed that the ice breaker and a sea tow participate in operation on rescue of the ships.
we will remind, on January, 14th of this year two fishing seiners, put to sea on a craft navagi, have been blocked by ices. On January, 19th of this year the decision to direct to courts the helicopter for evacuation of crews was accepted. Also operation on rescue of seiners has been organised.