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