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NYK boxship rescues Filipino fishermen

NYK boxship rescues Filipino fishermen
An NYK containership came to the rescue of seven Filipino fishermen on 3 October.

The NYK Joanna was sailing from Vung Tau, Vietnam to Japan its crew discovered the fishermen adrift off the coast of the Philippines. The seven fishermen were all rescued in the space of two hours.

The fishermen had departed from Pangasinan in the Philippines on 30 September, and their boat had overturned and sunk in bad weather on 2 October. The rescued fishermen were taken onboard the NYK Joanna to Tokyo from where they returned home to the Philippines.

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