Bulk Carrier Diverts For Injured Crew Member

April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Marshall Islands flagged Bulk Carrier ‘Super Emma’ has diverted to Bermuda for medical disembarkation of a crew member who has suffered suspected first and second-degree burns. The ship is due to arrive this afternoon [April 1].

In an online post, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] said, “Marshall Islands flagged Bulk Carrier ‘Super Emma’ inbound to Bermuda this afternoon for medical disembarkation of a 41-year-old Chinese national who has suffered suspected first and second-degree burns.

BMOC Bermuda April 2019 (2)

“BMOC was contacted by Captain early Sunday morning, reporting injuries to crew member, approx. 500 miles ENE of Bermuda. Crew were provided medical advice from CIRM Roma [Centro Internazionale Radio Medico] and U.S. Coastguard Flight surgeon and advised to proceed under full speed towards Bermuda.

“Pilot boat ‘St. David’ will rendezvous with vessel off the east end at 4pm, for patient transfer ashore to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.”

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