MOL Bulker C.S. Sunshine rescues 24 seafarers west of Guam

By Accidents

The coal carrier C.S. Sunshine rescued all of the Chinese crew members from a disabled freighter. The ship, operated by  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) was sailing 700 km west of Guam when was needed to help the sailors in trouble. The rescue operation happened some days ago. Chronology of the rescue operation at sea:

- 8:15 January 20 (local time), The MOL operated voal carrier sailing from Newcastle, Australia, bound for Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, Japan, after receiving a signal for help from a Panama-flagged vessel (without power) immediately changed the course and at full speed headed to the location of the incident to help 24 Chinese crew members.

- 15:40. Rescue operation is successfully completed.

- 10:45 January 22 - Rescued 24 Chinese crew members were transferred to the U.S. Coast Guard.  

C.S. Sunshine vessel details


Name                 :C. S. SUNSHINE

Type                  :Bulk Carrier

IMO                   :9609471

MMSI                 :373798000

Call Sign           :H9II

Built                  :2012

Gross Tonnage        :46700

Net Tonnage          :27110

Deadweight (t)       :85561

Length Overall (m)   :228.41

Length Register (m)  :223.28