Bulk Carrier Crew Member Goes Missing At Sea, Rescued After Spending Night In Water

Emergency crew members will keep their search at first light to locate a missing Chinese national off Green Head, in the north of Perth.

On Sunday evening, a bulk carrier’s crew member named Ian Gray, aged 46 was reported missing.

Police said he was overdue as he usually returned by around 4 pm. His trailer and vehicle remain at the boat ramp.

The search stopped on Monday afternoon owing to poor weather and is expected to resume on Tuesday morning.

WA Search Mission
Image for representation purpose only

The search comes after Ian was missing off the West Australian coast. He was rescued after he had spent the night in the water.

The Waikiki man was reported missing from a vessel that was anchored approximately 11 kilometers off Geraldton.

An initial search led by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority was unsuccessful.

Later on, he was later discovered on Monday morning, nearly 10km off the coast of Oakajee and about 24km northwest of Geraldton. He was taken to the hospital for a medical assessment, police informed.

References: Mandurah mail, Western Advocate

Disclaimer :
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Do you have info to share with us ? Suggest a correction

About Author

Marine Insight News Network is a premier source for up-to-date, comprehensive, and insightful coverage of the maritime industry. Dedicated to offering the latest news, trends, and analyses in shipping, marine technology, regulations, and global maritime affairs, Marine Insight News Network prides itself on delivering accurate, engaging, and relevant information.

Subscribe To Our Newsletters

By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy and may receive occasional deal communications; you can unsubscribe anytime.

Web Stories

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *