Enclosed Space Horror! Captain, Chief Officer and AB Died Entering Cargo Hold


A tragic accident reportedly took place on board the bulk carrier BAHRI BULK berthed at Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Feb 24, reports Medium.

What happened?

The Saudi Arabia flagged bulk carrier arrived at Dammam from Brazil with cargo of wheat bran pellets.

An AB Seaman entered closed hold and collapsed. Captain and Chief Officer rushed to assist him, and they too collapsed.

Rescue operation

Immediately rescue operations were initiated and they were rushed to a hospital. But all the three died, while being in intensive care.

Captain was Ukrainian, Chief Officer and AB were Indians.

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Source: medium


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