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LPG Carrier Rescues Chinese Fishermen in South China Sea

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July 10, 2012

Linden Pride, image courtesy NYK Lines

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 quickly responded and arrived on scene by 8:30PM and successfully 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
Flag: Panama
Crew: 22 (including the captain) from India and the Philippines
Gross tonnage: 46,021 tons
Shipmanagement: NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd.

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