As the news is coming, third officer onboard a chemical tanker named as ‘MV AYANE’ shot dead Chief Mate and Captian onboard the ship. Incident took place around 23:30 on 23rd October, third officer after killing both officers, called up on VHF and talked to authorities regarding what he has done and wants to surrender. So far this looks like the case of mental breakdown. The investigation is in place, with police investigating each person onboard and recording their statements. All the nationals onboard are Argentinean. The Malta flag vessel was at Río de la Plata while in anchorage when the incident took place. Captain (38), Chief Mate (48) were killed by third mate (52) using a gun, though so far they have not found it. During initial examination, the accused seems to be in a disturbed mental state. In future updates of the case all the sequence of events which led to this tragic incident will surface.
Capt. Andriyan Evtimov, Bulgarian, And also the goodwill ambassador of IMO Bulgria, have started a petition for ‘Seafarers Matters’. The petition talks about crew change that needs to be carried as lot of seafarers are stranded in different part of the world. On the other side, those who are at land also needs to go […]
One of the Maersk container vessel, MAERSK VILINIUS reported to have fire in the engine room. The fire was brought under control by the crew, after hours of struggle. Fire seemed to have damaged the propulsion system of the as Ship cannot use the engine. Master of the ship asked for towing assistance from the […]
To be honest, there are very few occupations and professionals from a domain, that play such a vital and critical role in defining the shape of the world we live in today, yet quite remarkably go unnoticed and have never been entitled of their due acclaim. Without any further ado, let us shed some light […]