Survivors of sinking cargo ship Rich Forest transferred to Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia

Survivors of sinking cargo ship Rich Forest transferred to Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia
APRA HARBOR, Guam — Crewmembers at Coast Guard Sector Guam are assisting 24 crewmembers who abandoned the 500-foot cargo ship Rich Forest after the engine room flooded, Monday. The AMVER Vessel C.S. Sunshine rescued of all survivors from life rafts and safely brought them aboard without incident. The 24 survivors were safely transferred from the C.S. Sunshine to the Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia, Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

AMVER Vessel CS Sunshine rescues crew of sinking 500-foot ship in Pacific Ocean

AMVER Vessel CS Sunshine rescues crew of sinking 500-foot ship in Pacific Ocean
APRA HARBOR, Guam – Twenty-four crewmembers are safe after abandoning ship approximately 440 miles west of Guam Monday. At 8 a.m. Sunday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received report of flooding from the 500-foot cargo ship Rich Forest. The ship, carrying logs enroute to China, experienced flooding in the engine room and subsequent loss of propulsion. The Chinese crew...