Two injured crew medevaced by NSRI and Air Force, South Africa

Bulk carrier KS FLORA interrupted her voyage from Brazil to Brunei and sailed into South Africa water, in order to medevac 2 Filipino crew, who were injured on board when the ship was caught in rough weather. NSRI Port Elizabeth together with SA Air Force helicopter managed to evacuated both injured mariners off East London on Jun 6. They were airlifted and taken to hospital, one with fractured leg, another with ankle injury. Full report
Bulk carrier KS FLORA, IMO 9708538, dwt 35236, built 2015, flag Marshall Islands, manager FAIRMONT SHIPPING, Canada.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.