Body of Chinese engineer recovered from sea01 April 2023
News Desk :
The body of Chinese engineer Zhang Mingyan, 43, was recovered three days after he went missing in the sea from the ship anchored outside the Chittagong port.
Mingyan went missing after falling from the ship when 16 sailors of the ship were conducting drill of lifeboat on March 28.
Chittagong Port Authority Deputy Conservator Md. Faridul Alam corroborated this information.
He said that a team of Bangladesh Coast Guard East Zone recovered the body of Chief Engineer Zhang Mingyan of the Chinese ship MV Kang Huan from the Anandabazar canal in Halishahar around 9:30 am on Friday.
Quoting officials of the ship said that the lifeboat with 16 crew members slipped into the sea after
the rope severed while drilling in Alpha area at 3.10pm on Tuesday.
Fifteen crew members were rescued with the help of Coast Guard, Chittagong Port Authority and local fishermen on that day. However, Zhang Mingyan has been missing since the incident.
Faridul Alam said that the body of the deceased would be taken to Halishahar Police station.
A GD will be filed with the police station in this regard, he added.