Aframax tanker crew member died several hours before reaching port, writes Nikolay Torkin for Maritime Bulletin.
Crew member dead
Crude oil tanker SEATRUST interrupted her voyage in the Atlantic on July 18, while en route from Spain to Corpus Christ USA.
The vessel then headed for Bermuda, in urgent need of medical assistance, after one of her crew fell ill following a heart attack.
Sadly, the seaman did not make it and he died on July 19 several hours before tanker arrived at Bermuda.
His body was transferred to port. The tanker resumed voyage same day.
Crude oil tanker SEATRUST, IMO 9274800, dwt 114549, built 2004, flag Malta, manager THENAMARIS SHIPS MANAGEMENT (EQUASIS).
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Source: Maritime Bulletin