NYK bulk carrier saves yachtsman in North Atlantic

While Frontier Jacaranda was navigating for Rotterdam, Netherlands, it 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 of the Republic of Cabo Verde on January 20.

NYK LNG carrier saves 4 sailors in Caribbean

A NYK Lines LNG carrier, “Marvel Falcon”, offered humanitarian assistance to four sailors who had requested rescue, on May 13. The LNG carrier was en route from the port of Balboa, Panama, to the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in the US when the small boat was found. The four sailors disembarked from the LNG carrier on May 18.

USS Fitzgerald suffers further damages

The US warship ‘USS Fitzgerald’ suffered another damage, as on Sunday two punctures occurred to its hull, while it was being loaded on a heavy lift ship, in order to be transported from Japan to the US.

NYK containership collides with US warship

On June 17, 2017, the NYK containership collided with the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald off the coast of Shimoda in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. On June 19th, US Navy confirmed that all seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments.

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