NYK Wood-Chip Carrier Rescues Woman Offshore the Philippines | NYK Line

Southern Ace, a wood-chip carrier operated by NYK, spotted a woman in distress on the sea surface near the Philippines at around 17:45 (local time) on July 5 while sailing from Albany, Australia, to Niigata, Japan. After notifying the Philippine Coast Guard, the vessel rescued the person and handed her over to the coast guard at 21:00 on the same day.




This photo shows the transfer of the rescued woman to the Philippine Coast Guard.

About Southern Ace
Captain: Rex D. Lumosbog
Flag: Japan
Overall length: 209.96 meters
Overall width: 37.00 meters
Deadweight tonnage: 60,222 tons
Carrying capacity: approx. 4.3 million cubic feet
Type of vessel: Wood-chip carrier