Search and rescue underway north of Port Moresby
Tug boat Go Rigel has recovered all crew members from a life raft 80 nautical miles north-west of Port Moresby.
AMSA received a shipping distress call and an emergency beacon activation at 3.30 am on Thursday morning. Two planes and helicopter assisted in the rescue.
The cause of the incident is not known. AMSA is working with Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Port Moresby to gather more information.