Rescues At Sea

Vessel HYUNDAI NO. 107
Date 15/09/11
Location Malacca Straits
Summary Rescue of a Fisherman


While on passage from Chennai to Singapore the Hyundai 107 responded to a distress message and reports of a fisherman washed overboard following a collision with another vessel.

The Hyundai 107 was quite close to the distress position and made a small alteration of course to assist. 9 minutes after receiving the mayday the lookouts saw the fisherman in the water and instructions were given to the crew about the rescue operation. The Master then maneuvered the vessel into position and 8 minutes later the fisherman was successfully recovered using the pilot ladder.