Pilot fell to death while boarding container ship, New York

Pilot reported to fall in water while trying to board container ship MAERSK KENSINGTON in Sandy Hook Bay, from pilot boat, early in the morning Dec 30, on ship’s arrival from Spain. He was taken to hospital on Staten Island, where he died from injures he received in the fall, said USCG.
More about pilot’s tragic death and pilot here https://www.marine-pilots.com/article/13999-breaking-news-sandy-hook-pilot-dennis-sherwood-has-died-after-falling-during-embarking
Container ship MAERSK KENSINGTON, IMO 9333010, dwt 84897, capacity 6477 TEU, built 2007, flag USA, manager MAERSK LINE LTD, USA.



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.