Names of sailors of Volgo Balt 179 made public

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian vessel sunk in the Black Sea on the night of March 11
16:32, 11 March 2021

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State Service of Naval and River Transport of Ukraine released the list of names of the crew of Volgo Balt 179 motor vessel. The ship sunk in the Black Sea, not far from Romanian coastline on the night of March 11.

The search and rescue operation is underway, the service said.

The list of saved crew members:

  • Yuriy Severa;

  • Ihor Khliznutsa;

  • Oleksandr Chernov;

  • Serhiy Gaidai;

  • Denys Morozov;

  • Vitaliy Solovyov;

  • Mykola Remishevsky;

  • Serhiy Dementiev;

  • Dmytro Nikolayenko;

  • Angelina Sokolova.

Captain Oleksandr Borysenko and electrician Hrohoriy Lysachenko deceased. Ramzan Bolatkhanov, the captain's senior assistant is missing. 

The vessel was on its way from Ukraine to the docks in Constanta, Romania.

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