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November 26, 2014
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

“K” Line Pure Car Carrier Cooperates in Rescue of 4 Crewmen from Yacht
with Rudder Trouble in the Atlantic Ocean

On November 13, 2014, “K” Line PCC vessel “MICHIGAN HIGHWAY” was requested by MRCC Delgada (*)  to rescue the yacht “Hunter” that had sent distress signal in the Atlantic Ocean. In compliance with the request, “MICHIGAN HIGHWAY” immediately headed for the position and successfully rescued 4 crewmen in good health without any injuries. All those who were rescued safely disembarked at Livorno port in Italy on November 20.

(*) MRCC Delgada : Maritime Rescue Coordination Center Delgada

 

    

4 crewmen on the yacht “Hunter” waiting for rescue of “MICHIGAN HIGHWAY”

About “MICHIGAN HIGHWAY”
Master:               Capt. Ognyan Stanakiev Nikolov
Flag:                   Panama
Crew:                  23 (Bulgarian, Filipino)
Gross Tonnage:   56,951 tons
Type of Vessel:    Pure Car Carrier

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