Injured Crew Member, Container Ship Diverts

January 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

The container ship Maersk Valencia diverted to Bermuda as a crew member needed medical attention after suffering an eye injury.

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The shipping agent assisting the USA registered container ship Maersk Valencia contacted RCC Bermuda to advise that the vessel was diverting to Bermuda to enable a crew member who had suffered an eye injury to attend hospital.

“At 8:30am on Thursday morning, the crew member was transferred to the pilot/rescue boat St George and taken ashore. The ship waited offshore and at noon the crew member was able to rejoin and the ship continue on passage.”

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