News Release

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

MOL Bulk Carrier Rescues Castaways - Three survivors rescued off Chuuk Lagoon in Pacific Ocean


TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that on April 5, 2016, the MOL-operated Bulk carrier ENERGY GLORY safely rescued three survivors about 100 km offshore of Chuuk Lagoon, Federated States of Micronesia.

Details of the rescue follow:

  • At 20:15 (all times in local time) on April 4, 2016, the ENERGY GLORY, sailing from Port of Gladstone, Australia to Port of Chiba, Japan received a request for assistance from United States Coast Guard and immediately changed course to approach the castaways, and started rescue operations.

  • At 00:51 of the next day, the survivors were safely rescued.

  • At 01:40 of the same day, the survivors were turned over to a rescue ship off Chuuk Lagoon.

    [ Outline of ENERGY GLORY ]

LOA

: 228.99 m

Gross Tonnage

: 43,013 MT

Crew

: 22 (Filipino)

Registry

: Panama