On August 22, 2016 at 17:16 the duty-officer at the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of SE "MPRS" received the notice by the Port State Control duty captain of the Port Base of Vylkove that there is a damaged yacht "Lana" near the Zmeiniy Island (Ukraine flag). 7 passengers on board, all citizens of Ukraine (2 women, 2 men and 3 children), need urgent evacuation ashore.
Duty officer announced phase of distress. It was decided to involve the search and rescue boat "PRK-03" of SE "MSRS" based in Zatoka Bay.
At 20:40 the crew of "PRK-03" successfully evacuated the suffering persons from the yacht and delivered them to the Port Base of Vylkove.
Operation on evacuation of the passengers from the yacht was finished. There is no threat to the lives of people.