During the rescue. Images by NYK Group.


NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman in North Atlantic

February 1, 2019

Frontier Jacaranda, a bulk carrier operated by NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV., rescued a distressed yachtsman on January 18 (local time) in the North Atlantic.

While Frontier Jacaranda was navigating for Rotterdam, Netherlands, the vessel received a call from the UKs Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre. The ship immediately headed to the instructed area and rescued a British yachtsman. The individual was in good health and delivered to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) of the Republic of Cabo Verde on January 20.

About Frontier Jacaranda
Captain: Edgar Sulpecio C. Llorente
Flag: Panama
Type of vessel: bulk carrier
Gross tonnage: 93,288 tons
Ship management: Asahi Shipping Co., Ltd.

NYK Group, press release