NYK Car Carrier Rescues Sailors Adrift off Malaysia
September 3, 2010
On August 27, Goliath Leader, an NYK car carrier (Flag: Bahamas; Gross Tonnage: 57,692 tons; Captain: Sarkis Movsesyan), rescued 18 sailors adrift in a lifeboat in the South China Sea off Malaysia.
The NYK vessel was sailing from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Singapore at around 8 a.m. (local time) on August 27, 2010, when the vessel came across sailors in a lifeboat in the northeast sea off the Malay Peninsula. Rescue operations were immediately set in motion, and all 18 sailors were rescued.