Indian crew died on board having a respiratory problem

Post Date: 26/04/2021

General cargo ship SAGA FAITH had to divert to Montevideo while under way in Rio de la Plata, in the morning Apr 26, in need of immediate medical assistance to sick crew, who lost consciousness while having breathing problem. MRCC Uruguay informed Navy, patrol boat approached the ship and sent on board paramedics team, but they couldn’t resuscitate him. 38-year old seman of Indian nationality, regretfully, died. His rank wasn’t revealed, no details were given with regards to the character of his illness. The ship left Sao Fransisco du Sul Brazil, on Apr 23, bound for Nueva Plamira, Uruguay, ETA Apr 26.
General cargo ship SAGA FAITH, IMO 9808651, dwt 55953, built 2019, flag HK, manager ANGLO-EASTERN SHIP MANAGEMENT HK (EQUASIS).

Courtesy: Erofey Schkvarkin, MaritimeBulletin, Fleetmon