On Tuesday, January 4, the crew of a cargo ship in the Sea of Okhotsk sent a distress signal.
According to TASS, this was reported by the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
& quot; At 13:10 Moscow time as a result of ice formation and the threat of damage to the hull of the cargo ship “ Grigory Lovtsov '' a distress signal has been sent to evacuate the crew, “the message says.
It is specified that there are eight crew members on board. According to preliminary data, no one was injured as a result of the incident.
At 15:30, a Mi-8 helicopter with rescuers and equipment necessary for providing assistance will fly to the area of the Shantar Islands where the ship is located.