ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 230 m bulker PAN UNITY with rescued souls at Malta – 28.12.2021

On Tuesday 28th December, 2021 the 2012 built 230 metre bulker PAN UNITY arrived at Bunkering Area 4 (Sheltered Area in North Westerly Wind) for rendezvous position taking place of the 141 m tanker FOREST PARK which completed uplifting bunkers and her bunkering tanker SCOT MUNCHEN. She had rescued souls aboard that were in distress and at 1630 hrs the AFM SAR Launch MELITA I was alongside the vessel

PAN UNITY was on a voyage from the United States to the Far East when she stopped for Uplifting Bunkers on Sunday 26th December at 0628 hrs at Bunkering Area 3 East of which she left the same day at 1957 hrs proceeding to Port Said, Egypt. It seemed that the bulker diverted the course and rescued around 30 souls at sea after they were spotted by aircraft.

2-WKTJ Beechcraft 300 Super King Air 350 aircraft at Malta

After all souls were aboard and everyone was safe, PAN UNITY was seen heading to Malta –

At 1654 hrs PAN UNITY reported to Valletta VTS that transfer of souls were completed and vessel is proceeding to her next port of call.

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Published – Tuesday 28th December, 2021