In the Gulf of Odessa distress tanker “Delphi” under the flag of Moldova, rescuers and private tow trying to evacuate the ship’s crew, reports “Duma”.

“At this moment in the roadstead of the port of Odessa is sinking a small tanker “Delphi” (IMO 8866266) under the flag of Moldova. While it is not known what happened to the ship, but rescue boats are trying to come and take his crew. Severe storm (wind speed 12 m/s, wave height 2.3 m) prevents the rescue operation”, – is told in the message on the newspaper’s website on Friday.

According to “Duma” originally the ship was in the port “Pivdennyi”. It broke anchor and drifted in the direction of Odessa.

According to various sources, are on Board from 3 to 15 people.

In the Bay working boats of the Marine search and rescue service and a large private tug “Australia”.