Offshore supply tug capsized, Captain missing, Caribbean

Offshore supply tug GALLEON ADVENTURER capsized but remained adrift early in the morning Feb 1, in vicinity 11 28N 061 53W, some 40 nm south of St. Georges, Grenada, Caribbean. Vessel loaded with concrete slabs was en route to Grenada, reportedly slabs shifted as the vessel encountered rough weather, making vessel unstable. Of 6 crew, 5 were rescued, Captain went missing – according to rescued testimony, he returned to vessel to pick up some documents, and disappeared.
Offshore supply tug GALLEON ADVENTURER, IMO 7812579, dwt 700, built 1979, flag Trinidad, manager LAND & MARINE CONTRACTING SVCS, Trinidad.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.