Sparta On Way To NZ

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) tonight advised that the SPARTA rendezvoused with her sister ship CHIYO MARU No 3 where provisions and fuel were transferred to the CHIYO MARU allowing SPARTA to develop an even keel.Update FV SPARTA

Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) tonight advised that the SPARTA rendezvoused with her sister ship CHIYO MARU No 3 where provisions and fuel were transferred to the CHIYO MARU allowing SPARTA to develop an even keel.

CHIYO MARU has now returned to fishing and the Korean Research vessel ARAON has continued on her original voyage.

SPARTA is underway on passage to New Zealand to undergo permanent repairs. Estimated time of arrival to be confirmed.

RCCNZ will continue to monitor SPARTA during her voyage to New Zealand



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