Two persons went missing after a Guyana registered Motor Tanker capsized in the mouth of the Corentyne River on Tuesday.
Army Chief of Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips noted that the Coast Guard responded to a distress call at approximately 21:00 hours on Tuesday, after the Guyana registered Motor Tanker Swift Dolphin reportedly capsized off the Coast in the vicinity of the mouth of the Corentyne River.
The vessel was proceeding from Paramaribo, Suriname to Georgetown, Guyana.
Four crew members were on board Swift Dolphin; two were rescued while the other two are missing.
Phillips noted that the Coast Guard and officials of the Maritime Administration Department, (MARAD) are continuing with efforts to locate the missing crew members.
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