Monday, 19 September 2016
MOL LNG Carrier Rescues Castaways
- Three survivors rescued off Mindanao in the Pacific Ocean -
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that on August 4, 2016, the MOL-operated LNG Carrier LNG MALEOsafely rescued three survivors about 280 km to the east off Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines, in the Pacific Ocean.
Details of the rescue follow:
- At 16:35 (all times in local time) on August 4, 2016, the LNG MALEO, sailing from Port of Luwuk, Republic of Indonesia to Port of Oita, Japan found a drifting crews of fishing boat and immediately changed course to approach them and started rescue operations.
- At 17:53 of the same day, all three survivors were safely rescued.
- At 08:14 on August 5, 2016, all survivors were turned over to a rescue boat arranged by the Philippine Coast Guard.
[ Outline of LNG MALEO ]
||: 106,717 MT
||: 35 (Japanese and Indonesian)