Capsized M/V Ocean Lark wreck will be lifted

by Hans | January 10th, 2010

Search and rescue (SAR) operations continued for the fifth day for missing persons from tugboat M/V “Ocean Lark” which sank off Singapore, as divers completed their underwater search of safely accessible areas of with no further discoveries. The capsized tugboat will be lifted out of the water for a thorough search to ascertain the absence of the four remaining missing persons. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore says the sea search for the missing persons will continue.
So far, seven bodies have been recovered. Nine crew have been accounted for, including two plucked out of the sea late on Wednesday.. All crew members are Indonesians. The vessel sank early on Wednesday while on its way from Batam to Tarempa Natuna in the Riau archipelago in the South China Sea. Singapore and Indonesia’s navies will continue scouring the seas. MPA also said it would continue to remind all vessels passing through the vicinity to be on the lookout for the missing men.
Bron: BluePulz

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