Tanker Diverting To Bermuda For Sick Crewman

March 3, 2016

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre is currently coordinating the evacuation of an ill crew member from the Liberian tanker ‘Sigma Triumph’.

Sigma Triumph

A spokesperson said, “At approximately 8pm this evening the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by Meyer Shipping Agency to report that the 244M, Liberian tanker, ‘SIGMA TRIUMPH’’, is inbound to Bermuda to disembark an ill crew member, who has been suffering from abdominal pain since the 29th February.

“The vessel originally on route from Algeria to the U.S. Gulf, has been in contact with medical authorities ashore, but despite the administration of medicines onboard, reports no improvement in patient condition. M/T ‘SIGMA TRIUMPH’, originally 175 miles southwest of Bermuda, will arrive off the East end at 9:30 tomorrow morning, for patient disembarkation via pilot boat St. David.”

- Photo courtesy of MarineTraffic.com

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