MARAD Presents Rare Gallant Ship Citation Award for Sincerity Ace Rescue

The crew of the U.S.-flagged ship M/V Green Lake has been presented with the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Gallant Ship Citation in recognition of their efforts in the response to the Sincerity Ace fire in the Pacific Ocean on December 31, 2018. The rare award has only awarded to 41 ships since 1944, and the last ship to receive the status was in 1944. U.S. Department of … [Read more...]

Captain Describes Sincerity Ace Rescue in Pacific Ocean

(MM&P Wheelhouse Weekly) - The officers and crew of the MV GREEN LAKE saved seven members of the crew of the SINCERITY ACE, a car carrier which caught fire in extreme weather conditions some 1,800 nm from Oahu. The GREEN LAKE was the first vessel to respond to a Coast Guard alert that went out in the pre-dawn hours of Dec. 31: the master of the SINCERITY ACE, a … [Read more...]

Burning Car Carrier ‘Sincerity Ace’ Abandoned in the Pacific Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the active search for one remaining unaccounted for crewmember of the Sincerity Ace. Good Samaritans from four merchant vessels were able to rescue 16 of the 21 Sincerity Ace crew who abandoned the burning car carrier following a fire on New Year's Eve roughly 2,000 miles from northwest of Hawaii. The Coast Guard says four missing … [Read more...]

Burning Car Carrier Sincerity Ace Abandoned in Pacific Ocean; Two Missing, Three Fatalities Confirmed

Update (1/2/2019): AIS Animation Shows Commercial Response The U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and two merchant vessels are continuing searching for two missing crew members from the burning car carrier Sincerity Ace approximately 1,800 nautical miles (2,000 miles) northwest of Oahu, Hawaii, the Coast Guard updated Tuesday. According to the update, good samaritans aboard four … [Read more...]