Filipino seaman found dead in his cabin
A tragic incident reportedly took place on board of bulk carrier PORT PHILLIP, IMO 9377975, dwt 33171, built 2008, flag HK, manager Pacific Basin, HK (EQUASIS).which just left Arica, Chile, on Mar 10.
A 29-year old Filipino crew, rank unknown, was mysteriously found dead in his cabin in the morning Mar 10, on board of bulk carrier PORT PHILLIP, which just left Arica, Chile, destined fo Manzanillo, Mexico. He didn’t show up for his watch, Search & rescue started and when checking his cabin, found dead. Master decided to interrupt the voyage and return to Arica, to undergo all necessary procedures. Bulk carrier resumed voyage later that day. Reportedly, no foul play was found in seaman’s death.
Reference: Maritime Bulletin