Quang Ngai rescues fishing vessel in distress hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Quang Ngai (VNA) – Authorities in the central province of Quang Ngai is making efforts to save a fishing vessel with seven fishermen on board, which encountered an accident while working near the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

The captain is Vo Duy Tien, 56, from Binh Chau commune, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai.

Ship Qng 90134-TS left port on November 19. On November 27, its gearbox broke and could not be fixed, causing the ship to dock 50 nautical miles away from the Song Tu Tay island. The captain promptly called for urgent help.

The Quang Ngai search and rescue agency has kept in touch with the vessel in distress and called on other boasts operating near its location to lend a helping hand.-VNA