A ship docked at the Comodoro Rivadavia harbour in Chubut was loaded with Russian rescue equipment on Thursday, before joining the search for the missing San Juan submarine. The ship was loaded with the Russian submersible vehicle Panther Plus, which is able to track objects at 1,000 metres (3,280 feet) depth. Russian equipment sent to aid in the search for the submarine arrived to Argentina... Еще last week, aboard a large Antonov cargo aircraft. «Twelve people from Russian Federation arrived here to provide assistance to Republic of Argentina. Among them are specialists in vessel-lifting, underwater divers as well as operators of the remote-operated devices,» said Russian Navy Captain Sergei Bashmakov. Earlier today, the Argentine Navy announced the abandonment of the San Juan rescue operation, although the search for the missing sub continues.