MOL Car Carrier Rescues Castaway
- A survivor rescued off Mexico in North Pacific Ocean -
January 28, 2016
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 Mazatlán, 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 ]
|Gross Tonnage||: 55,880MT|
|Crew||: 24 (Indian)|