34 seafarers rescued from a Korean fishing vessel damaged by fire!
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 34 seafarers from a Korean fishing vessel that was abandoned after it was damaged by a fire.
The PCG reported no casualties but the survivors included 22 Indonesians, 10 Koreans, and two Filipinos.
The PCG said the fishing vessel FV No. 96 Oyang departed from Busan, South Korea for Montevideo, Uruguay for fishing operations when a thick black smoke started coming out of its engine room.
The vessel caught fire at 2 a.m. on Jan. 26, Tuesday.
The MV Golden Aspirant immediately conducted rescue operations at 3 a.m. with assistance from the PCG.
Source: Manila Bulletin (Click for further of the article)