Grand Race, Pure Car Carrier (PCC) operated by "K" Line, rescued 199 refugees in Mediterranean Sea north of Tripoli at request to rescue refugee by MRCC Italy(*). In compliance with the request, the vessel immediately headed for the position and successfully rescued 199 refugees at 5:50 (local time) on April 9. Once refugees were onboard, the vessel crew served a light meal to them and treated some of them who were slightly injured. They safely disembarked at Pozzalo port in Italy on April 10 before dawn.
|Captain||:||Willy A. Doruelo|
|Gross Tonnage||:||50,309 tons|
|Type of Vessel||:||Pure Car Carrier|
(*)MRCC Italy : Maritime Rescue Coordination Centers Italy