On November 7th the MV Fengtien responded to a call for assistance at Port Kembla anchorage in Australia and launched the rescue boat to rescue two persons who had fallen overboard a pleasure craft. They received a commendation from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the swift action that prevented a potential loss of life.
The MV Fengtien was built in 2015 and is the Dry bulk / Handysize segment. Its IMO number is 9690896 and the current MMSI number is 566288000. The vessel has callsign 9V2174. Summer deadweight is 39782 DWT. FENGTIEN is sailing under the flag of Singapore. She is owned and operated by Swire Bulk, whose parent company The China Navigation Company marked its 150th anniversary this year.