ONE's Operating Vessel Rescued Sailor in the North Atlantic Ocean
Singapore – 3rd Dec 2018
On 31 October 2018, Ocean Network Express (ONE) operated container carrier, NYK Nebula, safely rescued a distressed Canadian-French sailor from a yacht with torn sail in the North Atlantic Ocean.
NYK Nebula was navigating the ocean when the vessel received a distressed call from the yacht requesting urgent assistance. NYK Nebula immediately deviates course and launched a rescue operation for the affected yacht. Within less than 2.5 hours upon receiving the distress call, the rescue operation was declared successful.
After the rescue operation, NYK Nebula resumed her sea passage to Southampton and there was no delay caused in this situation.
Outline of MV NYK Nebula
Captain: Shane T. Getutua
Type of Vessel: Container Vessel
Gross Tonnage: 55,534.00 tons
Ship Management: Hokoku Marine Co., Ltd.
Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. press release