News Release

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Philippine Coast Guard Honors MOL-operated LNG Carrier


- Commended for Rescue of Shipwrecked Seafarers off Mindanao -


TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that its operated LNG carrier LNG MALEO is for the rescue operation off Mindanao (*) commended by Philippine Coast Guard on October 12.

The awarding ceremony held in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, during the 115th anniversary event of Philippine Coast Guard on the same day. H.E. Mr. Rodrigo R. Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines, presented a trophy to MOL Capt. Nobuyuki Mochizuki, Master of LNG MALEO at the time of rescue operation.


Photos of awarding ceremony
(center: President Rodrigo R. Duterte, right: MOL Capt. Nobuyuki Mochizuki)


(*) Please refer to the release on September 16, 2016 for details of the rescue activities.
MOL LNG Carrier Rescues Castaways - Three survivors rescued off Mindanao in the Pacific Ocean -