A multipurpose salvage vessel "Spasatel Zaborschikov" entered in the search area of the fishing vessel "Vostok" in the Sea of Japan, TASS reported.
As it was reported on Thursday at the Marine Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC), Vladivostok, the vessel will continue to search in the dark, it has the necessary powerful searchlights for this.
Earlier it was reported that on January 25, at 08:10 local time (01:10 Moscow time), the Emergency Control Center of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia received a message from the captain of the Vladivostok Marine Rescue Coordination Center telling that an emergency service radio beacon belonging to the fishing vessel "Vostok" had worked 200 km south of Cape Gamow. It is known that the ship, assigned to the port of Nevelsk, belongs to the company DV-Flot, was built in 1985. Multipurpose salvage vessel "Spasatel Zaborschikov" of Marine rescue service Rosmorrechflot was built in Russia in 2014 by Nevsky Shipyard (Leningrad region, Shlisselburg) and assigned to the port of Vladivostok.
101 persons can accommodate on its board, also there is a hospital for 6 beds, a sanitary room and an isolator on the vessel. There is a diving equipment for underwater engineering works at a depth of up to 60 meters, oil collection system, a high-speed rescue boat, a helicopter pad, as well as a towing winch and two electrohydraulic cranes for towing works on board. The vessel can operate autonomously for up to 30 days. Its length is 73 meters, width - 16.6 meters, the height of the board is 6.7 meters, the speed is up to 15 knots.