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Fishing vessel sinks at Walvis Bay, one missing

Fishing vessel sinks at Walvis Bay, one missing

Written by Isabel Bento on 19 February 2020.

SWAKOPMUND, 19 FEB (NAMPA) A ship crew member, believed to be the skipper of 27-crew member fishing vessel Resplendent, is still missing after the vessel reportedly sank on Tuesday afternoon.
A media statement issued by the Ministry of Works and Transport on Tuesday stated that the fishing vessel, which is owned and operated by Hangana Seafood, sank at the fishing grounds in the Namibian Exclusive Economic Zone in Walvis Bay.
According to the statement, 26 of the crew members have been successfully rescue ...