TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that on August 17, the MOL-managed LNG carrier Energy Advance found and rescued one fisherman on a fishing boat that had been drifting without sufficient fuel about 300km east of the Mindanao Island..
The rescue went as follows:
- At 13:00 of August 17 (local time), the Energy Advance, out of Sodegaura, Japan, bound for Dampier, Australia, found a fishing boat that had run out of fuel.
- At 13:44 on the same day, the fisherman aboard the fishing boat was rescued.
- He was turned over to the Port Authority of the Republic of the Philippines at 13:55 on August 18.
[Outline of Energy Advance]
Gross Tonnage: 119, 233 MT
Seafarers: 10 Japanese, 18 Indonesians
The G6 Alliance is one of the leading consortia in global container shipping offering a variety of services between the Far East and Europe/Med as well as between the Far East and North America East Coast covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings. The G6 Alliance members are APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line.
MOL is one of the world’s largest multi-modal transport companies, operating 900 vessels and employing a workforce in excess of 9, 200 worldwide. MOL operates one of the largest and most diverse networks of liner and logistics services around the globe, including weekly Transpacific, Transatlantic, Americas and Asia-Europe services. Please visit the company’s website at www.MOLpower.com.