Tanker Crew Member Medevaced off New Orleans

The US Coast Guard medevaced a crew member of the 2005-built chemical tanker San Fernando in Southwest Pass, Louisiana, in the early morning hours of February 23.

According to the coast guard, the crew member of the 186-meter tanker had appendicitis-type symptoms.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans hoisted the man and transported him to University Hospital in stable condition.

AIS data from Marine Traffic indicates that the 48,315 dwt San Fernando is currently at anchor in Southwest Pass. The tanker is operated by Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.

Chemical tanker San Fernando
Image Courtesy: US Coast Guard

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Mar 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 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 31

Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping’s conference and event programme is tailored to deliver the knowledge, value and networking to help you build your business.

read more >

LNG2019

LNG2019 features the largest number and highest level of LNG industry leaders.

read more >

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2019

very year, SMW gathers the international maritime community for a week of flagship conferences…

read more >

CWC World Gas & Power Series – Brazil & the Americas Summit

CWC World Gas & Power Series: Brazil & the Americas Summit is the perfect meeting place to make contacts…

read more >