Monday, November 17, 2014

Amver bulk carrier rescues three off the coast of Virginia

The Amver participating bulk carrier Ecopride G.O. rescued three people from a disabled sailboat 650 miles east of Virginia on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Rescue personnel in Boston, Mass. were notified by the 751 foot ship that they embarked three sailors from a capsized sailboat. The Marshall Island flagged ships reported weather conditions were adverse, with high seas and winds greater than 25 knots.

The survivors were taken to Norfolk, Va. where they were transferred to shore.

The Ecopride G.O., managed by Gleamray Maritime of Athens, Greece, enrolled in Amver on October 23, 2014.

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