Hermes Leader car carrier rescues 336 people

On July 14, Hermes Leader, a car carrier operated by NYK Line, rescued 336 people in the Mediterranean Sea.

On July 14, the vessel received an emergency call for help while sailing to port of Gioia Tauro, Italy after transiting the Suez Canal. The vessel immediately set a course for the given position and rescued 336 people in the afternoon.

After that, all of them were handed over to the coast guard at the port of Augusta in Sicily island in Italy on July 15.

Source: NYK Line