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NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman In North Atlantic

Last updated on April 9th, 2021

Frontier Jacaranda, a bulk carrier operated by NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV., rescued a distressed yachtsman on January 18 (local time) in the North Atlantic.

While Frontier Jacaranda was navigating for Rotterdam, Netherlands, the vessel received a call from the UK’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre.

The ship immediately headed to the instructed area and rescued a British yachtsman. The individual was in good health and delivered to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) of the Republic of Cabo Verde on January 20.

About Frontier Jacaranda

  • Captain: Edgar Sulpecio C. Llorente
  • Flag: Panama
  • Type of vessel: bulk carrier
  • Gross tonnage: 93,288 tons
  • Ship management: Asahi Shipping Co., Ltd.

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