One missing crew member of capsized barge found near Bintan

Screen capture from Google Maps shows the approximate area where the barge capsized. After four days of drifting in the sea, one of the missing crew members of capsized Bolivia-flagged barge Heng Hong 168 has been found. -- PHOTO: SCREEN CAPTURE FROM
Screen capture from Google Maps shows the approximate area where the barge capsized. After four days of drifting in the sea, one of the missing crew members of capsized Bolivia-flagged barge Heng Hong 168 has been found. -- PHOTO: SCREEN CAPTURE FROM GOOGLE MAPS

After four days of drifting in the sea, one of the missing crew members of capsized Bolivia-flagged barge Heng Hong 168 has been found.

Indonesian Coast Guard found the Chinese national off Bintan island at 9 am on Sunday, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said in a statement to the media.

The man was brought to shore and sent to a hospital in Bintan.

Search efforts for the four other missing crew members are still ongoing. Arrangements are currently being made to tow the barge back to Malaysia.

The barge had capsized on Thursday in Singapore waters, and the Police Coast Guard rescued six crew members on the same day.