MOL Methanol Carrier Rescues Castaway

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced on 8th August, that the MOL- operated methanol carrier, the BUCCOO REEF, safely rescued a yachtsman off the Bay of Biscay in the Atlantic Ocean (about 370km northwest of the Spanish west coast) on August 2, 2017.

Details of the rescue are as follows:

At 21:46 on August 1 (in local time), the BUCCOO REEF received a distress relay message from the United Kingdom Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centres, while underway toward the port of Point Lisas in Trinidad and Tobago, and rushed to the scene.

Representation Image – Photo by belchonoc/depositphotos

At 02:50 on August 2, one survivor was safely rescued.

Outline of BUCCOO REEF

  • LOA : 175.00m
  • Gross Tonnage : 21,101 ton
  • Crew : 24 (Filipino)
  • Registry : Japan


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