UNITED STATE Coast Guard: Contact Made with Missing Car Carrier Crew Members
Update 2 (1315 EDT): Rescue Underway for Four Missing Crew Members Found Alive Aboard Overturned Car Carrier
Update 1 (1100 EDT): The UNITED STATE Coast Guard states salvage staffs have actually reached missing out on staff of the M/V Golden Ray, which tipped over Sunday early morning in the delivery network causing the Port of Brunswick in Georgia.
“Salvage crews have made contact with crew members in the #GoldenRay. Conditions unknown. Extraction being planned,” the Coast Guard created onTwitter
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SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters)– A South Korean freight vessel bring regarding 4,000 cars and trucks bound for the Middle East was noting greatly on Sunday off the shore of the southerly U.S. state of Georgia, an authorities of driver Hyundai Glovis stated.
The UNITED STATE Coast Guard stated a pilot and also 23 staff were aboard the Golden Ray when it rescinded inSt Simons Sound and also 20 individuals had actually been saved.
Rescue groups were looking for 4 staff participants thought to be inside the engine area of the vessel, the business and also South Korea’s international ministry stated.
The saved consisted of 6 South Koreans, 13 Philippines nationals and also the American pilot, the international ministry stated.
The cars and trucks on the ship stood for marques such as Hyundai Motor and also Kia Motors, the business authorities, that asked not to be recognized as a result of the level of sensitivity of the issue, stated on Monday.
“We are making rescue of crew members as our top priority. After that we will investigate any damage on cargo,” the authorities stated.
The Vessel Finder web site stated the ship had actually just recently called at the Port of Brunswick and also was headed toBaltimore The service provider was integrated in 2017 and also was cruising under the flag of the Marshall Islands, according to the web site.
The Golden Ray has a capability to lug 6,933 cars according to the Glovis web site.
(Reporting by Ju- minutes Park and also Sangmi Cha; Additional coverage by Sharon Bernstein in SACRAMENTO; Editing by Clarence Fernandez and also Darren Schuettler)
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