MOL Containership Rescues Castaways
- All four survivors rescued off Brazil, South Atlantic Ocean -
November 02, 2015
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that on October 23, 2015, the MOL-operated containership MOL Growth safely rescued all four survivors 55 km offshore of Brazil.
Details of the rescue follow:
- At 11:01 (all times in local time) on October 23, 2015, the MOL Growth, sailing from the Port of Santos, Brazil, to Port of Itaguai, Brazil, received a request for assistance from Brazilian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre and immediately changed course to approach the castaways, and started rescue operations.
- At 12:28 of the same day, the four survivors were safely rescued.
- At 19:26 of the same day, the survivors were turned over to the authority at Port of Itaguai.
[ Outline of MOL Growth ]
|Gross Tonnage||: 59,307 MT|
|Crew||: 23 (Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian and others)|
|Registry||: Hong Kong|