Tanker knocked out by rapid test, Algeciras

7 out of 9 crew of chemical tanker SAMUS SWAN were found Chinese virus rapid test positive at Algeciras, tanker and crew isolated, crew remaining on board, as all seamen are reported to be in good physical condition. They’re expecting results of PCR test. The ship in load arrived at Algeciras on Jul 6 from Nigeria, initially she was bound for Gibraltar, but had to stop at Algeciras, for virus test.
Chemical tanker SAMUS SWAN, IMO 9401312, dwt 5717, built 2007, flag Malta, manager UNI-TANKERS (EQUASIS).

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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.