Stena Imperative’s Crewman Medevaced Due to Head Injury

Image Courtesy: Stena Bulk

A 21-year-old man was medevaced from the 49,777 dwt oil tanker Stena Imperative off the coast of Freeport, Texas on October 30.

According to the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the man was the captain of the tanker contacted the authorities in the morning hours on Monday to report that the seafarer was going in and out of consciousness after sustaining a head injury from a fall.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew was sent to medevac the injured crewman and transport him to Galveston Scholes Airport, where an emergency medical services personnel was at standby.

At the time of the report, the vessel was some 12 miles south of Freeport. AIS data provided by Marine Traffic shows that the 2016-built ship is currently at the Freeport anchorage.

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