On 16 June 2020, the Japanese cruise vessel “Asuka II” which was docked in Yokohama Port, near Tokyo reported a fire onboard its storage area on the top floor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On July 14, Hermes Leader, a car carrier operated by NYK Line, rescued 336 people in the Mediterranean Sea
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NYK Orion received an emergency call for help from the MRCC in Malta while the containership was sailing from Spain to Egypt
On March 25, the containership NYK Orion rescued five rowers from a boat in distress in the Mediterranean Sea
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