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MOL LNGC Rescues Castaway Safely In Pacific Ocean

Last Updated July 18, 2019

MOL LNGC Rescues Castaway Safely In Pacific Ocean

MOL announced that the MOL-operated LNG carrier Energy Advance safely rescued a castaway in the Pacific Ocean about 970km off Luzon Island in the Philippines on July 1.

Details of the rescue are as follows:

On July 1, *at 6:21 (all times in local time), the Energy Advance, underway from the port of Ogishima, Japan, to Dampier, Australia, received a request for rescue assistance from the Guam Rescue Coordination Centre. The LNG carrier rushed to the scene and at around 11:10 the same day, one castaway was safely rescued from the yacht Shuten Dohji Ⅱ.

Outline of Energy Advance

  • LOA:                            289.53m
  • Gross tonnage:          119,233 ton
  • Crew:                           31 (Japanese, Indonesian)
  • Registry:                     Japan

Reference: mol.co.jp

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