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2 Indian seamen died in cargo tank of Danish tanker

Two Indian seamen, crew members of chemical tanker NORD MAGIC anchored at Chittagong Anchorage, died at night on Jun 17, while checking an empty cargo tank, say local sources. They’ve been taken to hospital and declared dead on arrival. Probably they died from asphyxiation.

The tanker arrived at Chittagong on Jun 15, probably in ballast, after offloading a cargo of soybean oil. 25 crew includes 21 Indian nationalities, 2 Filipino, 1 Danish, and 1 Lithuanian.

Oil/Chemical Tanker NORD MAGIC is currently located at ECI – Bengal Bay at position 22° 09′ 55.3″ N, 091° 47′ 44.7″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-06-18 16:01 UTC (3 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from the South direction at force 4 Beaufort.
The vessel is currently at port CHITTAGONG ANCH, BD after a voyage of 3 days, 8 hours originating from port CHENNAI, IN.
NORD MAGIC (IMO: 9392793) is an Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2009 (13 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Denmark.
Its carrying capacity is 49999 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 8.9 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 183.21 meters and her width is 32.24 meters.

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Sources: Maritime Security + Marine Traffic

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