Saturday, June 02, 2007
The Captain of the Bulgarian ship "Sakar" has been lost in the Atlantic Ocean near the coast of Republic of Cape Verde. Dimitar Kolev was declared missing Wednesday evening when the vessel berthed near the island country. After 48-hour long search the captain has not been found and the rescue operation was put to an end."He was one of most conscientious Bulgaria's captains. I am shaken by the accident," the General Director of Maritime Navigation Bulgare Hristo Donev said. The ship has headed back for the Black Sea coast, performing the common procedure, followed after such a tragic accidents.