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Bosun died on board in tragic accident, in stormy Arctic waters

Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko+ Marine Traffic

Bosun of general cargo ship TIKSY died in a tragic accident on board early in the morning Dec 31, when the ship was sailing in Barents sea off Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russian Arctic, en route from Dudinka to Arkhangelsk. The ship was battling a strong storm, several containers on the cargo deck became unstable and were about to shift, Bosun with several AB approached containers, with the purpose of securing them.

One of the containers went loose at this time, and collapsed, crashing Bosun. He sustained mortal injures including torn-off legs and died almost on the spot. As of Jan 2, the ship was steaming towards the port of destination, Arkhangelsk, the native town of the deceased.

General Cargo TIKSY is currently located at NCCIS – Kara Sea at position 73° 49′ 36.0″ N, 074° 04′ 14.5″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-12-15 00:48 UTC (18 days, 13 hours ago)

The vessel departed from DUDINKA, RU on 2021-12-26 15:01 LT (UTC +7) and is currently sailing at 6.4 knots in the Southeast direction

TIKSY (IMO: 8821802) is a General Cargo that was built in 1990 (32 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Russia.
Its carrying capacity is 12239 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 7.6 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 129.5 meters and her width is 18.9 meters.

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