On 14 September 2016 at 15:07 LT Duty Coordinator of the State MRCC of MSRS received a notice from Master of m/v RIVER PRIDE (IMO 8324593, flag DR Kongo) about a crew member, subject of Georgia, aboard the vessel needing urgent medical help due to his abrupt health deterioration leading to the necessity of hospital cure.
Duty Coordinator announced the Alert Phase. The MRCC decided to rally and launch the SAR speedboat PRK-03 of MSRS deployed in Zatoka Village area.
At 20:10 LT the PRK-03 crew successfully carried out the disembarkation of the patient and delivered him to Kiliya dock.
The patient was transferred to the local ambulance with the suspected Appendicitis. Also, the information about the case was passed to Consulate of Georgia in Odessa.