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Trekker to the rescue!

On 16 February, HUAL Trekker received a call via VHF from a vessel seeking emergency assistance. At the time, the HUAL Trekker was en route between Rio de Janeiro and Capetown and immediately slowed down to provide assistance to The African Renaissance, a 40 foot sailboat bearing three passengers which had run out of fuel in the South Atlantic doldrums. HUAL Trekker maneuvered close to the sailboat and delivered five 20-liter containers of fuel to the grateful crew. Once confident that the African Renaissance was safe, HUAL Trekker resumed its course at top sea speed to make up for lost time.

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