PANO – Troops of the Hai Phong Border Guard Command successfully rescued distressed trawler QNg 98426 TS with 10 fishermen on board at 7:30pm on July 15th.

Taking distressed fisheman ashore

Earlier, while being on its way to shore, the fishing boat hit a reef and was about to sink about 100m off Bach Long Vi island (Hai Phong city). After receiving the news, the border guard immediately sent two boats to save the troubled ship.

* On July 14th, troops of the Hai Phong Border Guard Command also saved Nobuo Yshida, a 51-year-old Japanese man on distressed motor-boat HP 155, which sank near Cat Ong island around 1.5 nautical miles off Cat Ba island.

Translated by Hong Anh