The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) base Sadaqat received distress call through Pakistani local fishermen. 01x Chinese Seafarer namely Zuo Xiang Wei was visually sighted by local fishermen drowning near Phitti Creek. The individual was recovered safely in coordination with local fishermen boat Al Madina Reg No 21675-B.
Initially, First Aid was given to the rescued Chinese seafarer at PMSA base at Ibrahim Hydri. The survivor was transferred to HQ PMSA, for detailed medical checkup. Later, it was confirmed that individual fell from a merchant vessel namely Xin Shang Hai (IMO 9307231) of Cosco Shipping on 10 Aug 2022 in near approaches to Karachi harbour.
Coordinated efforts of Pakistani fishing boat Al Madina and PMSA ensured safety and rescue of Chinese national which was highly appreciated by HE the Consulate General of China.