Lifeboat drill accident, Canada

Two injured crew of a Greek bulk carrier BLUE BOSPORUS, anchored at English Bay, Vancouver, were transferred to hospital in Vancouver, Canada, after a lifeboat accident, on Dec 1. During the drill a lifeboat with two crew in it was accidentally released and fell into water, resulting in both crew sustaining injures. Understood injures though serious, aren’t life-threatening. As of Dec 3, bulk carrier remained at anchor.
Bulk carrier BLUE BOSPORUS, IMO 9370185, dwt 78819, built 2008, flag Panama, manager APOLLONIA LINES SA, Greece.



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.