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January 28, 2016

MOL Car Carrier Rescues Castaway
- A survivor rescued off Mexico in North Pacific Ocean -


Scenes of rescue operations

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that on January 20, 2016, the MOL-operated car carrier TRIUMPH ACE safely rescued a survivor about 80km offshore of Mexico.

Details of the rescue follow:

  • At 08:50 (all times in local time) on January 20, 2016, the TRIUMPH ACE, sailing from the Port of Mazatl├ín, Mexico to Port of Balboa, Panama found a drifting person and immediately changed course to approach the castaway, and started rescue operations.
  • At 10:48 of the same day, the survivor was safely rescued.
  • At 13:45 of the same day, the survivor was turned over to a ship of the Mexican Navy.

[ Outline of TRIUMPH ACE ]

LOA : 199.9m
Gross Tonnage : 55,880MT
Crew : 24 (Indian)
Registry : Panama

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