“Turn around, turn around, run!”: Dramatic evacuation of a sinking fishing boat in Puerto Madryn

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It was listed when the ship Pescargen IV was moored in the port of Chubut. The crew managed to escape in time

Fishing ship sunk in Puerto Madryn

A fishing vessel moored at the Almirante Storni quay in Puerto Madryn, Chubut province, sank yesterday after losing its balance and being listed. Fortunately, the crew managed to escape in time and no injuries reported for the event.

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as reported by Puerto Madryn Port Authority (APPM) Ship with a description shared on social networks, Peskargen IV, The ship, which is called the “Red Fleet” and belongs to the fleet dedicated to shrimp fishing, anchored at Site 4 of the said pier and started to sink at noon for unknown reasons.

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“As soon as the boat lost its balance, it was immediately evacuated, for this the safety of all personnel working on board, as well as the crew, was ensured” Approved from APPM.

The fishing vessel Pescargen IV sank off Puerto Madryn.
The fishing vessel Pescargen IV sank off Puerto Madryn.
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Some people who witnessed the sinking took a video with their mobile phones and shared it on social media. “Turn around, turn, run!” While recording how the sailors escaped from the speeding boat, one of the eyewitnesses was heard.

When the crew was already safe, Puerto Madryn port authorities activated the relevant protocols and installed perimeter barriers that remained in place and were fully operational. “Thanks to the rapid action taken, Solid and liquid wastes leaving the ship are controlled and monitored by qualified personnel. then the ship’s owner is the responsibility of the same ultimate disposal”, concludes the APPM statement.

In dialogue with the agency tamilsources Maritime Province of Argentina , responsible for the investigation, which tried to determine the causes of the sinking, assured that “the reasons for the occurrence of the sinking that will be the subject of the investigation are not clear”. They also confirmed that the relevant administrative proceedings have already begun.

A fishing boat moored at the Almirante Storni quay in Puerto Madryn sank yesterday at site 4 after losing stability and being listed.  (Telam)
A fishing boat moored at the Almirante Storni quay in Puerto Madryn sank yesterday at site 4 after losing stability and being listed. (Telam)
No personal injuries were reported in the incident, as protocol was activated and occupants left the ship, the state government reported.  (Telam)
No personal injuries were reported in the incident, as protocol was activated and occupants left the ship, the state government reported. (Telam)

According to the newspaper ChubutLast night, the stern of the ship was already resting on the seabed and was only a few minutes away from sinking completely.

Luján River accident: Governor’s office found two bodies

Yesterday, members of the Maritime Governorate Two bodies were found in the Luján River shortly before 11 am. , on top of Tigre’s match against Buenos Aires. According to official sources, information , there would be two people missing A boat traveling at high speed collided with drunk drivers and the boat they were cruising.

The incident occurred last Thursday night at 8:00 pm with a rowboat in a rowboat. The four workers on board were returning by river from an island in the Delta. and a sports boat crashed in front of the Canal San Fernando de Prefectura Surveillance post.

Agents from the Marine Governorate found the body of one of those who went missing when a high-speed boat collided with drunk drivers in the Lujan River, near the town of San Fernando in Buenos Aires, shortly before 11 am yesterday.  the boat on which the victims sailed.  (Telam)
Agents from the Marine Governorate found the body of one of those who went missing when a high-speed boat collided with drunk drivers in the Lujan River, near the town of San Fernando in Buenos Aires, shortly before 11 am yesterday. the boat on which the victims sailed. (Telam)

The effect of the collision broke the boat and Two people on board were rescued with injuries by Navy District personnel. Hearing of the incident, he transferred the victims to the Petrona V. de Cordero Provincial Hospital in the aforementioned district of Buenos Aires.

wounded Claudia Veronica Castro , a 35-year-old woman who works as a personal maid in a local household; Y Sixto Quiroga , 29, working as a stakeholder in the same property. According to reports, both managed to survive because they were the only ones wearing life jackets during the incident .

The identities of the other two workers who were on the boat and remained missing were determined. Martin Castro 33 and Sergio Duarte 30.

Source: Info Bae

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