MT Aegean Myth (IMO No. 9348479) Refugees Recovery




Statement at Sea

 Οn the 29th of September 2014 at 13:30 hrs, while en route to Donges, France, M/T AEGEAN MYTH received a safety message from IMRCC Rome, Italy, instructing her to proceed for a search and rescue of human life at sea operation.

Immediatelly, M/T AEGEAN MYTH altered course and proceeded to the designated position. A total of 135 persons were rescued at 18:30 hrs and embarked safelly and in good health on board M/T AEGEAN MYTH, which was instructed by IMRCC Rome to head towards Pozzallo port, Sicily, in order that the rescued people to be disembarked.

Between the rescued persons, there were 15 women and 4 kids below 10 years of age. The vessel’s Master Captain Konstantinos NIARCHOS, received a honor award for his effort, as well as of all crewmembers on board M/T AEGEAN MYTH, towards the successful outcome of this operation.



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