Six crew members of a cargo vessel were urgently evacuated after a COVID-19 outbreak in San Francisco Bay. The vessel ‘Global Striker’ had 21 crew members on board, with 19 members testing positive for the COVID-19 virus.
Accidents in enclosed space on ships are common. It is very Important for a rescue operation team to follow correct rescue procedure when taking out the victim from the confined space.
Rescue of an overturned container ship at Tan Cang Hiep Phuoc Port At noon of April 26, the Traffic Newspaper’s source at Hiep Phuoc Tan Port said that the competent forces were urgently rescuing the overturned container ship at this port.
The Santa Clara crew who went missing in a storm along the German coast haven’t been found. The rescuers have ended the search for the woman who had fallen overboard on Sunday.
Though rescue of illegal migrants is a legal and humanitarian obligation under the international maritime law, there have been incidents that have posed serious threat to the safety of the ship and its crew. A ship’s captain presents his view through real incidents on rescuing migrants at the sea.
Watch the amazing rescue operation of the crew members of Cambodian vessel M/S SILVA when it listed to 35 – 40 degrees due to shifting of deck cargo in 2003. Checkout video of the rescue operation inside the article.