USCG Medevacs Crewman from Aegean Marine Tanker

An injured crewman was medevacked from the tanker Kassos some 40 miles south of Galveston, Texas, on February 3, 2018, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) informed.

Coast Guard Station Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the Kassos who reported a crewmember had suffered a broken leg.

A helicopter aircrew from Air Station Houston hoisted the 38-year-old man and transferred him to medical personnel at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he was listed in stable condition.

At the time of the request, the Liberia-flagged ship was en route to Galveston Offshore Lightering Area (GOLA), VesselsValue’s data shows.

The 6,300 dwt tanker is owned by Aegean Marine Petroleum SA.

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