Ferry boatswain killed by mooring line, Messina

61-year old boatswain of ro-ro passenger ferry ELIO was killed by a mooring line in the morning Feb 24, when the ship was mooring at Messina, Italy. It is not known if the line broke up, or snapped.
Passenger ro-ro cargo ship ELIO, IMO 9819806, GT 9943, built 2018, flag Italy, manager CARONTE & TOURIST SPA.



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.