July 10, 2012
LPG carrier Linden Pride
On June 30, Linden Pride, an NYK-owned LPG carrier rescued four Chinese fishermen in the vicinity of a fishing trawler sinking in the South China Sea. Linden Pride was sailing from Nagoya Japan, to Ras Laffan, Qatar, when Singapore's Port Operations Control Centre received a distress call from the trawler at around 6 p.m. (local time) on the same day. Linden Pride responded by rushing to the area.
At around 8:30 p.m., Linden Pride arrived on the scene and rescued the four Chinese fishermen, who had taken refuge in a life raft.
The rescued fishermen are in good health and disembarked from Linden Pride in Singapore on July 2.
§ About Linden Pride
Captain: Marwaha Himanshu
Crew: 22 (including the captain) from India and the Philippines
Gross tonnage: 46,021 tons
Type of vessel: LPG carrier
Shipmanagement: NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd.
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