Two crew badly injured, medevaced, Italy

Ferry SALAMMBO requested medical assistance in the morning Nov 25, reporting two crew, seriously injured in accident on board. Both suffered reportedly, heavy wounds on lower limbs. Character of accidents unknown, probably vehicles or other cargo shift on cargo deck. The ship en route from Genoa to Tunis, turned to Cagliari and was met by helicopter. Both injured seamen were airlifted and transferred to hospital, ferry resumed voyage.
Passenger ro-ro cargo ship SALAMMBO, IMO 9142461, GT 17907, built 1997, flag Tunisia, owner COTUNAV, Tunisia.

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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.