Employer: Marsaman Manning Agency, Inc.
G/F T.M. Kalaw Center Bldg.,
667-A T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila
The crewmembers of the bulk carrier Ioannis K composed of 15 Filipinos and 5 Greeks, gallantly rescued on February 11, 2008 some 14 Filipino survivors of three capsized boats off Sulu archipelago. Ioannis K was en route to Villanueva in Cagayan de Oro from Jorong, Indonesia.
The crew of Ioannis K subsequently provided medical attention and food to the visually traumatized survivors until they arrived in Villanueva in Cagayan de Oro City where the survivors were turned over to waiting local Philippine officials and taken off the ship.
The Filipino crew of MV Ioannis K:
2/M Eric J. Javier
3/E Allan M. Villas
BSN Samson C. Tabunan
AB Ariel P. Caramat
OS Numeriano V. Mendoza
OS Kenny Junn V. Tiongson
OS Jay S. Anog
OS Dante B. Naig
OS Gian Ritzer R. Montril
WPR Federico S. Sanchez
OLR Lloyd Mynard N. Robles
WPR Fedirie B. Malong
CCK Anthony Joaquin M. Brul
Asst. Steward Michael Kent M. Iguban
Asst. Steward Elmar John G. Gardose