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In the Atlantic ocean in the storm disappeared the ship Bourbon Rhode, among the crew members of which were citizens of Ukraine. The search operation continues. This was announced by Deputy Director of Department of consular service Ministry of foreign Affairs Vasily Kirilich, transfers “unitary enterprise”.

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“On September 26 in the Atlantic ocean at a distance of about 1,200 nautical miles from Martinique (overseas Department of France) as a result of the storm disappeared the ship “Bourbon Rhode”, among the crew members who were citizens of Ukraine”, – said the Kirilich.

A search operation is pursuing a Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centrе Fort De France (MRCC).

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The Department of consular service supports operative communication with a representative of the shipowner and the regional centre MRCC. Consul of Ukraine in France have established a relationship with the office of the shipowner.

The consular service is in contact with the trade Union of workers of sea of Ukraine which in turn now are dealing with the same organization in France.