Marine Link
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LPG Carrier Rescues Sailor off Nicaragua

January 11, 2017

  • Photo: NYK
  • LPG Carrier Rescues Sailor off Nicaragua
  • Photo: NYK Photo: NYK
  • LPG Carrier Rescues Sailor off Nicaragua LPG Carrier Rescues Sailor off Nicaragua

A LPG carrier operated by NYK, Linden Pride, rescued a seafarer from a boat in distress 100 nautical miles off the coast of Nicaragua.

 
While Linden Pride was sailing from Balboa, Panama, to Sendai, Japan on December 4, the ship came upon a disabled boat with one survivor requesting assistance, and immediately initiated the rescue. The rescued sailor was in good health and disembarked from Linden Pride off the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on December 8 as directed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
 
Linden Pride
Captain: D’souza Lloyd
Flag: Panama
Crew: 23 seafarers (Indian and Filipino)
Gross Tonnage: 46,021
Type of Vessel: LPG carrier
Ship management: NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd.
 
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Feb 2017 - The Cruise Industry Edition

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News