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    LNG Sokota saved solo rower

    In the night of May 31, 2013, the "LNG Sokoto" saved he solo rower Ralph Tuijn" from his capsiced boat. 1900 kilometers west of the Cocos Island between Australia and Africa. He had sent a distress call after a collision with a tanker. The boat had rolled five times and filled with water. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority issued a mayday call to ships in the area, which was heard by his rescuers, the "LNG Sokoto". He was picked up by the tanker which was on its way from Japan to Nigeria. His boat was drifting upside down and was probably sunk by the crew of the tanker. LNG Sokoto



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