Injured Crewman Evacuated from Tanker off South Africa

A 38-year-old Filipino crewman has been evacuated from the oil tanker Grand Lady off Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

On January 6,  the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Port Elizabeth launched its sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft to assist the tanker offshore of Port Elizabeth.

On arrival on the scene, the seafarer was treated for suspected chemical burns to his eyes.

The crewman has been brought to shore afterward and transported to hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.

At the time, the 300,000 dwt Grand Lady was en route from Cabinda, Angola, to Rizhao, China. The 2002-built ship is operated by Greece-based Eastern Mediterranean Shipping, according to data provided by VesselsValue.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jun 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

TRANSTEC 2018

TRANSTEC 2018 welcomes participants to explore Russian Ports and Shipping development opportunities…

read more >

Europort 2018

From 15-17 May 2018, the 12th edition of Europort Romania willl take place in the IDU Hall in Constanta…

read more >

The 27th World Gas Conference

The 27th World Gas Conference is the leading global industry event and is the definitive gathering of influential leaders, buyers and sellers, policy-makers and experts from around the world.

You will hear critical business insights and lively debates on the most topical issues facing the global gas industry today and in the future.

From 25-29 June 2018, Washington DC is expected to host 12,000 attendees, 500 speakers and 350 exhibitors representing, more than 600 companies from 100 countries.

Presented by the IGU, this is the largest and most high-profile gas event that is conducted by the industry for the industry.

Read More

read more >

SMM 2018

This is a must-attend event – a unique opportunity to meet key players, display business strengths, establish new contacts and exchange…

read more >