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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Crown Sapphire, a specialized reefer ship operated by NYKCool AB and owned by NYK Reefers Ltd. (both wholly owned subsidiaries of NYK Line), rescued two people from a sailing yacht in distress approximately 100 nautical miles southwest of Bermuda. The vessel was sailing between San Antonio Este, Argentina, and the U.S. port of Wilmington, Delaware, […]

  • 8 November 2007

    A ship sparked a search and rescue operation after it sent out a distress signal on its way to the scrap yard. Signals from the ship’s emergency beacon were picked up by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) based at Ronaldsway Airport on the Isle of Man.

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The containership NYK Orion rescued five rowers from a boat in distress in the Mediterranean Sea on March 25. NYK Orion had departed from Rotterdam, Netherlands, on March 17 and was on its way to Jebel Ali, UAE, via the Suez Canal. On March 25, the vessel received an alert from a boat reported to […]

  • 19 February 2015

    The Yara Gas III LPG carrier has sounded distress calls earlier following water intrusion into the engine room.

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Combined Maritime Forces responded to a Thai-flagged VLCC’s distress signal when two skiffs began advancing on the vessel in a suspicious manner. On Friday 28 February, at 12:18pm, lookouts on board the Thailand flagged merchant cargo ship, MV Tateyama, saw two small motor-powered skiffs carrying several men behaving oddly around a mile away. Suddenly accelerating, […]

  • 20 October 2010

    On Monday, October 18, 2010, at approximately 10:23 p.m local time., as Legend of the Seas was sailing in the Taiwan Strait, it received a distress call from the Panama-registered freighter Xin Yi. Legend of the Seas noted the position and set a course towards the location.

  • 21 January 2014

    Yesterday morning, while undertaking a routine cargo run into Great Yarmouth, the VOS Discovery responded to a distress call. The distress call came from the Norfolk Tern, a wind farm workboat, which had suffered a fire on-board. Although the fire had been successfully extinguished by the Norfolk Tern crew members, one of them was suffering […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, saying that the ship is sinking inside the Exclusive Economic Zone of Sao Tome, the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. The Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker answered the distress call issued by the captain of the Thunder, and found that 35 crewmembers had abandoned […]

  • 19 February 2015

    The Yara Gas III LPG carrier has sounded distress calls earlier following water intrusion into the engine room.

  • 24 February 2014

    On Friday, 21 February 2014, NATO warship HNLMS EVERTSEN rescued 8 Yemeni seamen who were found in the water in the Gulf of Aden. Earlier that morning, an automated distress call was received by the UK Coast Guards in Falmouth, United Kingdom, indicating that a ship was in distress off the north-eastern coast of Somalia. […]

  • 24 October 2017

    Uruguayan Navy has detained four stowaways that threatened the crew aboard the bulk carrier Friederike. The four men reportedly boarded the 57,400 dwt bulker while it was in the Nigerian port of Lagos. In the morning hours of October 21 the authorities received a distress call from the ship’s captain saying that the stowaways mutinied and threatened the […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vroon, an international shipping company, reported that its offshore supply ship VOS Discovery, had responded to a distress call yesterday morning, while undertaking a routine cargo run into Great Yarmouth. The distress call came from the Norfolk Tern, a wind farm workboat, which had suffered a fire on-board. Although the fire had been successfully extinguished […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has held a meeting in the Sub-Committee on Radiocommunications and Search and Rescue. The Sub-Committee considers it necessary to revise and modernize the regulations on maritime distress and safety communication, the so-called GMDSS system. A final decision will be made by the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC). Special Advisor […]

  • 7 November 2006

    A sailor in the Route du Rhum race has been rescued from his overturned boat in the mid-Atlantic. Falmouth Coastguards co-ordinated the rescue after receiving a distress call via satellite on Tuesday night.

  • 3 January 2006

    NORFOLK, Va. — The captain of a tanker ship that sank after an explosion on board two years ago abandoned ship without sending a distress call or trying to save his crew, a newspaper reported Monday, citing a Coast Guard investigation.

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven Indian seafarers from the dhow FRTK-1 have been rescued by the crew of the 158,030 dwt Suezmax tanker Desh Shanti when their vessel ran into trouble in inclement weather in the Gulf of Oman. On February 3, the tanker, owned by the Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), received a distress call from the dhow requesting immediate assistance […]

  • 28 March 2006

    A commercial fishing vessel ran aground shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday about three miles north of Yachats. Personnel aboard the 62-foot “Sea Toi,” whose home port is Astoria, radioed a distress call, and Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay in Newport responded

  • 7 April 2015

    Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship Bob Barker has reported that the unflagged toothfish-poaching vessel Thunder sank yesterday in 4,000 metres of water 19 nautical miles north of the Equator and 115 miles from the West African island of Sao Tome. The evidence is that the Thunder was deliberately scuttled by her captain […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Following the news about fire breaking out on one of the WFSVs at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, Offshore WIND communicated with both the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association (DGzRS), which received the distress call, and Turbine Transfers, the vessel’s operator.  Turbine Transfers contacted Offshore WIND to report that there had not been a […]

  • 7 April 2010

    The Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier Yasin C has been hijacked 250 nautical miles east of Mombasa, Kenya, reports EU Navfor. The vessel has a crew of 25, all are believed to be Turkish. The Nato Turkish warship Gelibolu received distress calls from the Yasin C. The 36,318 DWT-vessel was not sailing in the IRTC (International […]

  • 25 May 2005

    A timely intervention of the maritime administration has saved 68 passengers aboard a ship that developed engine problem, 100 miles off Nigeria’s shores. The ship, MV Praque Yara, flying Sao Tome and Principe flag, was said to have drifted for two days near Brass waters in Rivers State, before sending a distress call to maritime […]

  • 15 March 2011

    The ‘York’, together with 25 crewmembers from the ‘Rak Afrikana’, has arrived safely in Mombasa after being released from pirate control on March 9. The crew of the ‘Rak Afrikana’, which was herself released by pirates on March 8, were transferred to the ‘York’ after being rescued by the Italian warship ITS ‘Zeffiro’ when the […]