Rickmers Ship Rescues 22
The Rickmers-owned 5060 TEU containership Maersk Dhaka picked up 22 seamen from a sinking bulk carrier off the coast of India close to Mumbai on July 4.
The Rickmers-owned 5060 TEU containership Maersk Dhaka participated in rescue operations after the sinking of the Panamanian bulker Clinker Carrier off the Indian Coast close to Mumbai on July 4, 2007.
The Maersk Dhaka was in a nearby position when the bulker issued a distress signal, and was requested by the local rescue coordination team to proceed to the casualty and to remain on scene as long as her assistance was necessary. After rescuing the 22 crew members of the sinking bulker, Maersk Dhaka was released and continued her voyage to Mumbai, where the castaways have disembarked.