On November 7, Helios Leader, a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) operated by NYK, rescued 303 people in distress, reads an official press release.
People in distress rescued
Helios Leader was sailing from the port of Nagoya to the port of Singapore when the ship received a rescue request from the port authority of Sri Lanka via the port authority of Singapore.
Helios Leader immediately headed to the area in the South China Sea and rescued 303 people at around 19:30 on November 7. Those rescued were in good health and disembarked at the Vietnamese port of Vung Tau on November 8.
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