The Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) has provided assistance to a man who was collected from the sea by an American cargo ship.
According to a press release by the Defence Ministry, at 1645 local time JRCC received an emergency call by the Captain of the ship «SAFMARINE NIMBA», that a man, who was collected from the sea, near Cape Greco, on southeastern part of the island, had to be transferred to a hospital.
JRCC sent a helicopter with a nurse to collect the man who was then transferred to Larnaka General Hospital .
The operation took place under severe weather conditions.
(Cyprus News Agency)