Abandoned 606 HAE CHANG drifting, still on fire, North Pacific
Fire erupted on board of Korean fishing vessel 606 HAE CHANG in the morning Aug 22, in vicinity 46 23N 154 27E, 100 nm east of Simushir Island, Kuril Archipelago, North Pacific. Fire the vessel, 34 crew were rescued by other Korean fishing vessels, which were fishing in the area. Derelict burning vessel is adrift. Fire was caused by a shortcut.