Chief Officer killed by snapped line, Spain

Chief Officer on board of general cargo ship YALIKOY died after being hit, reportedly, by a snapped mooring line, during berthing at Sagunto port, Spain, in the morning Oct 8. Paramedics declared him dead when they arrived on board. Another crew was injured, but not seriously. Chief officer was of Turkish nationality.
General cargo ship YALIKOY, IMO 9166510, dwt 4600, built 1999, flag S-Vincent, manager WHITE SEAGULL SHIPPING LTD, Mersin (EQUASIS).



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.