7 Fishermen Lacking After Collision With Cargo Ship In The Philippines (Photographs)

Seven seamen proceed to be lacking after their fishing vessel had a collision with a cargo vessel on Saturday within the waters off Palawan, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Sunday.

MV Happy Hiro
Picture Credit: Philippine Coast Guard

The PCG talked about in an announcement that FB JOT-18, the Filipino fishing vessel, collided with MV Completely satisfied Hiro, a cargo vessel that was crusing with the flag of the Marshall Islands, off Maracanao Island situated in Agutaya.

philippine coast guard
Picture Credit: Philippine Coast Guard

A transiting fishing boat aided with quick help to rescue 13 of 20 crew members of FB JOT-18. Recognized these: Donde Petiero (38), Roderico Mata (31), Randy Mata (36), Renie Espinosa (38), Mario Quezon (24), Sammuel Ducay (40), Rendil Dela Peña (42), Martin Flores Jr. (58), Jupiter Jbañiez (38), Andring Pasicaran (43), Jonel Mata (30), Joemar Pahid (32), and Arjay Barsaga (36).

Fishermen from collision in Philippines
Picture Credit: Philippine Coast Guard / BRP Panglao

Nonetheless, seven stay lacking. The fishermen had been transferred to MV Completely satisfied Hiro. Mckinley Amante, the medical officer there mentioned 12 had suffered scratches, per the PCG.

fishermen rescued
Picture Credit: Philippine Coast Guard / BRP Panglao

A fisherman suffered a minor wound on his head. First assist was given to him and he’s secure now, the PCG mentioned. Authorities are persevering with with their rescue operations to search out the opposite fishermen.

Fishermen from collision
Picture Credit: Philippine Coast Guard

For now, PCG’s search and rescue (SAR) operation continues to search out the seven fishermen who have been with them earlier than such accident occurred within the ocean.

Reference: Philippine Coast Guard

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