Twenty-three Vietnamese crewmen, who are victims of the blazing fishing vessel Jeong Woo 2 of the Republic of Korea will get compensation.
According to the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the ship’s owner committed to paying compensations to those victims. Vietnamese crewman on way home Vietnam Marine Police rescue fishing boat Vietnamese crewmen come home from New Zealand More news on Vietnamese crewmen from distressed vessel in Southern Ocean 20 Vietnamese crewmen return home One Vietnamese crewman returns home Vietnamese crewmen recover from injuries Search continues for Vietnam cargo ship crew Distressed Vietnamese fishermen being taken to New Zealand
The Vietnamese labour companies are working with insurance companies in the interests of Vietnamese sailors.
Those companies gave VND20 million to each family of the three missing sailors. Each family of these missing sailors will receive at most US$16,000 from Bao Minh Insurance Company.
Vessel Jeong Woo caught fire 2,000 miles from New Zealand on January 11.