Pham Van Duc was taken to hospital in Kanagawa Prefecture’s Yokohama City.
The two Vietnamese nationals were among the 12-member crew of the 1,925-tonne ship, which sunk while at anchor as Typhoon Hagibis approached. His ten crew mates included three from Myanmar and seven from China. Three of them were also rescued on Sunday.
One Chinese sailor is reported to have died in the accident, while the fate of the other Vietnamese sailor Nguyen Van Trì his six companions remains unknown.