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Filipino crew died trying to assist pilot boarding


published on 4 April 2023 924 -

Original article by Fleetmon

A Filipino crew member of a Capesize bulk carrier HELLASSHIP fell into water while trying to assist pilot boarding bulk carrier in rough weather, off Gijon, Spain, at night Apr 1. A massive SAR was launched, deploying SAR boats and helicopter, but he wasn’t found during nighttime. His body was found and recovered in the morning Apr 2, he drowned though he was wearing a life jacket. HELLASSHIP berthing was cancelled, she was berthed at around noon Apr 2.

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My recognition of an act of heroism. The best proof of solidarity among who sail
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