There has been an accident on Maersk Ship- Laura Maersk, in which a crew member has suffered serious burn injury and was air lifted by the US Coast Guard for urgent medical assistance. Vessel suffered explosion somewhere on 4th June and disabled the ship completely. As per the news we have got, the explosion happened on the turbocharger of the main engine. Further details are waiting in this matter as what actually happened and how the crew member sustained such injuries. Ship was sailing near North Atlantic, SE of Newark, USA. Crew member was transferred to the Hospital in Norfolk for further treatment. Ship was supposed to reach Algeciras on 5th June. Since the distance was long to travel to ship, helicopter had to refuel again on a US Navy Destroyer Ship.
As per the recent news coming from the corona spread, it is believed that around 26 ships of united states navy have positive corona cases or are infected with corona. This is sad news. United States is among the largest hit country by the corona virus. All over the world, weather merchant ships or navy […]
Going through my husband’s diary, not the one where people log their lives- he’s the last person to do anything like that! It’s a small book of reminders used as a phonebook and to note down things important to him since 1999. It’s been a long time and the diary shows the life and times […]
When it comes to helping people, seafarers are never behind. Being frontline workers and the most forgotten workforce too, they still work tirelessly to support the society in every way they can. A recent case of 3 seafarers have come who ran for 107 Km in their hotel bedrooms, to raise money for three charities. […]