Dec 11, 2017, 5:06 PM
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Official: Efforts to find disappeared vessel underway

Bushehr, Dec 11, IRNA – Director General for Ports and Maritime Organization of Bushehr Province Mohammad Mehdi Bonchari told IRNA on Monday efforts to find a fishing barge which disappeared in the Persian Gulf four days ago with eight crews still continues.

Helicopters and rescue vessels are participating in the search operation to find the barge.

Considering lack of information concerning the venue of the incident, there is no information on vessel and its crews yet, Bonchari said.

In the wake of inappropriate situation of the sea, position of the vessels may be changed, so upon predicted model for such situation the operation executes.

Managing Director of Fishery Cooperative Union of Bushehr Province Mohammad Abkho said that in the last contact of the barge on past Thursday evening, crews declared that the barge located in the Ras al-Mataf region, somewhere close to Dayyer Port ran aground and water is entering the boat.

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