Our Vessel, M/T Flagship Privet was involved in a MOB Rescue operation on 05/07/2019.
Below are the Statement of Facts for the MOB recovery:19:05 – Received distress alert via VHF MAYDAY MOB. Deviated from the passage and proceeded for SAR.
20:50 – Person in the water was visually identified. Threw a buoy with light. Start maneuvering and rescue operations. Stopped the M/E. Lowered accommodation ladder.
21:02 – Person was recovered in position: 35-56.0’N, 017-52.5’E.
Transferred the casualty to the ship’s hospital. First aid measures were taken. Lay in drift.
21:12 – Reported to DPA via satellite phone.
21:21 – Reported to the Operations dpt via satellite phone.
21:37 – Reported to MRCC Malta via satellite phone.
22:30 – Rescue boat came alongside. Seafarer safely disembarked.
22:40 – Rescue boat alongside vessel. Seafarer was picked up on board by crew vessel.
22:45 – Resumed our voyage towards Piraeus.
We would like to thanks all crew of M/V Flagship Privet, you are the best example of good seaman practice!