COSCO bulk carrier Captain died on board, suspected from coronavirus

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19 October, 2021 0 Views


COSCO bulk carrier FENG DE HAI arrived at Istanbul anchorage Marmara sea on Mar 26 from Conakry, Guinea, bound for Dneprobugskiy, Ukraine. Understood the ship arrived at Istanbul with Captain already dead, later it was said, that he died from coronavirus, though there’s absolutely no clarity in the whole story. Did he die during voyage, or while the ship was already anchored, or was he found to be infected after his death? His body already in coffin, was taken from the ship, to be transferred to his homeland. The ship resumed sailing on Mar 28, she transited Bosphorus, crossed Black sea and anchored at Yuzhniy Port Anchorage in the afternoon Mar 30. According to Ukrainian sources, medical check is under way, probably the ship will be put under quarantine. According to Trade Winds citing COSCO statement, crew already got clean bill of health.

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