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Phoenix to be raised soon – VIDEO

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PHOTO AND VIDEO: The Phuket Marine Office

The Phoenix is ready to be raised as soon as the weather conditions are good enough. Officials say the equipment is all ready.

It’s already been more than a month since the Phoenix salvage operation began. So far the wreck remains resting on the bottom of the Andaman Sea, 45 metres underwater.

Read more about the salvage efforts HERE.

The Phuket PR Office Chief Bussaya Jaipiam says, “We have been informed from the Phuket Marine Office Chief Wiwat Chitcherdwong that on Saturday divers went down under water again to check equipment which has been attached to the boat. To make sure that flotation tanks are in the proper position”

“Robes will be installed again to prepare for pulling the boat up to surface. Divers believe that the Phoenix will be rising soon ‘if the weather conditions are suitable’.”

Strong underwater currents and monsoonal weather have hampered efforts to rise the boat so far.

คืบหน้าการกู้เรือวันนี้ยังคงเดินหน้า ดำเนินการอย่างต่อเนื่อง นางบุษยา ใจเปี่ยม ประชาสัมพันธ์จังหวัดภูเก็ต กล่าวว่าได้รับการประสานจาก นายวิวัธน์ ชิดเชิดวงศ์ ผู้อำนวยการสำนักงานเจ้าท่าภูมิภาคจังหวัดภูเก็ต ถึงความคืบหน้า การกู้เรือฟินิกส์ ในวันนี้ (8 สค.61) ทีมปฏิบัติงานกู้เรือ ฟินิกส์ ได้ ออกไป ทำงานอีกครั้ง โดยไป เช็ค ถังที่อัดอากาศไว้ ว่าอยู่ ในตำแหน่ง ที่ถ่ายเท น้ำหนักเรือ และ จะทำการ ผูกเชือก ใหม่ สำหรับ เตรียมยก เรือ คาดว่า ถ้าสภาพอากาศเอื้ออำนวย และไม่มีปัญหาอุปสรรคการปฏิบัติงานใต้น้ำ ทีมผู้ปฏิบัติงานทั้งหมดก็จะสามารถยกเรือ ฟินิกส์ ขึ้นมาได้ โดยเร็ว สำนักงานประชาสัมพันธ์จังหวัดภูเก็ต /ข่าวสำนักงานเจ้าท่าภูมิภาค /ภาพ

Posted by ปชส. จังหวัดภูเก็ต on Saturday, September 8, 2018

 

 

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