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VLCC's Chief Mate and Bosun Killed by Wave off Cape Horn

VLCC's Chief Mate and Bosun Killed by Wave off Cape Horn
Posted: Jul 28, 2021
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Author: Wyn Price
The Euronav-owned oil tanker Arafura was rounding Cape Horn, en route to Long Beach from Brazil when she ran into rough weather and heavy waves. An alarm went off towards the bow, and the chief officer and the bosun went to attend to it. During the evolution, they were struck by a large wave and killed.

An investigation into the incident is under way, according to Stena subsidiary Northern Marine Management, the ship's manager.

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/vlcc-s-chief-mate-and-bosun-killed-by-wave-off-cape-horn

https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2021/35305/vlcc-tanker-chief-officer-and-bosun-killed-wave-dr/
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