MOL LNG carrier rescues castaways
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.has announced that on August 4, 2016, the MOL-operated LNG Carrier LNG MALEO safely 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.