Overdue vessel Hikari located south of Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A merchant vessel located the sailing vessel Hikari approximately 150 miles southeast of Bermuda, Thursday. The crew of the 623-foot Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Luisia Colossus, spotted the sailboat after Sergei Morozov, the operator of the Hikari, fired a parachute flare. Morozov stated he was not in distress, but requested food, water and assistance with the battery aboard...

Coast Guard searching for overdue Canadian boater off Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching the Atlantic Ocean approximately 300 miles northeast of Bermuda for a sailor aboard a 35-foot sailboat after he was reported overdue, Monday. Overdue is Sergei Morozov aboard the vessel Hikari of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Morozov’s daughter notified the Coast Guard via e-mail after she had received a message from her father, relayed by the crew aboard...