MOL Car Carrier Rescues One Survivor Castaway Off Thailand

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that on September 22, the MOL-operated car carrier Primrose Ace rescued a castaway in Gulf of Thailand (about 30km off the west coast of Thailand).

MOL Rescue
Image Credits: mol.co.jp

Details of the rescue are as follows:

At 14:27 on September 22 (local time), the Primrose Ace, while underway from Sohar Port in Oman to Laem Chabang Port in Thailand, spotted a castaway, and safely rescued him at 16:13 on the same day.

At 16:50 on September 25, the vessel handed over the survivor to the local authorities at the Laem Chabang Port anchorage.

Outline of Primrose Ace

  • LOA : 199.99m
  • Gross Tonnage : 59,952 ton
  • Crew : 23 (Indian, Filipino)
  • Registry : Liberia

Rescue location and scene of rescue operation

MOL Rescue
Image Credits: mol.co.jp

Reference: mol.co.jp

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