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NYK Wood-Chip Carrier Rescues Woman Near the Philippines

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 11, 2023

Source: NYK

Source: NYK

Southern Ace, a wood-chip carrier operated by NYK, spotted a woman in distress on the sea surface near the Philippines at around 17:45 (local time) on July 5 while sailing from Albany, Australia, to Niigata, Japan.

After notifying the Philippine Coast Guard, the vessel rescued the person and handed her over to the coast guard at 21:00 on the same day.

Captain Rex D. Lumosbog led the rescue by Southern Ace.

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