Aframax tanker Master medevaced VIDEO

Crude oil tanker MINERVA GLORIA interrupted her voyage from Venezuela to Germany and headed for Azores, reporting 47-year old Greek Master falling seriously ill, in need of immediate medical assistance. In the afternoon Feb 24 Master was medevaced by Portugal Air Force helicopter in challenging weather conditions, and was transferred to hospital in Ponta Delgada. Tanker continued her voyage.
Crude oil tanker MINERVA GLORIA, IMO 9382750, dwt 115873, built 2009, flag Greece, manager MINERVA MARINE.

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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.