Russian dry-cargo ship in distress towed to Azerbaijani coast

Russian dry-cargo ship in distress towed to Azerbaijani coast
# 16 December 2008 08:36 (UTC +04:00)
None of 11 crewmembers on board Sarmat-1 carrying 2,200 metric tons of steel feed were injured.
Azerbaijan State Maritime Administration told APA-Economics that a tugboat and rescue boat were sent for help after receiving distress call and the Russian ship was being towed towards Azerbaijani coast.
Azerbaijan carried out all necessary work to rescue and crewmembers.


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