Monday, December 17, 2012

UPDATE: Amver ship rescues 2 Canadians near Bermuda

The Amver participant, SMT Bontrup, rescued 2 Canadian sailors after one of them suffered a medical emergency on their sailboat approximately 260 miles northwest of Bermuda.

The SMT Bontrup, managed by SMT Ship Management and Transport of Limassol, Cyprus, embarked the two sailors and were met by U.S. Coast Guard officials in Portland, Maine on Saturday, December 15, 2012.

 Coast Guard Captain Christopher Roberge presented an Amver pennant and certificate of appreciation to the captain and crew of the SMT Bontrup.

Photo credit: USCG submitted photo

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