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

Caption: Bulk carrier Frontier Jacaranda - Image courtesy of Gaga

While Frontier Jacaranda was navigating for Rotterdam, Netherlands, the vessel received a call from the UK’s 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.
Caption: During the rescue

Source: NYK