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ARKHANGELSK, November 15 (Itar-Tass) —— Contact has been lost with the Captain Kuznetsov dry cargo ship in Russia’s northern White Sea, a spokesman for Akrhangelsk regional emergencies administration told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
According to the spokesman, the Arkhangelsk sea rescue centre reported on 07:30 a.m. Moscow time that it had lost contact with the ship after a radio contact at 02:00 a.m. At the time, the ship was at the narrow entrance to the White Sea. The sea and river going ship was en route from the port of Varandei to Arkhangelsk. The Captain Kuznetsov, with the home port in St. Petersburg, is owned by the North-Western River Company. So far, there is no information about how many people there were onboard.
The Kaliningradets sea rescue tugboat is about to sail off for a rescue operation. Specialists are looking at employing aircraft to carry out a search and rescue operation.
According to weather forecasting services, the cloud thickness is ten points, the cloud base is 600 meters high, and the visibility is five kilometers. Northwestern winds are blowing with a speed of 18 meters per second, with gusts of up to 28 meters per second. Air temperatures are minus three degrees Centigrade. Waves are reaching 2.5 - 3.5 meters in height.