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​ One crew knifed another and jumped overboard

Fight erupted between two crew members of tanker ELANDRA CORALLO in the afternoon Nov 1 in Coral sea. Seaman stabbed his opponent, and jumped overboard afterwards.

Tanker turned back and searched for him, but for a short time, because stabbed seaman needed urgent medical assistance. In the afternoon Nov 2 wounded seaman was medevaced by helicopter and transferred to hospital at Kone, New Caledonia.

No description available.

Tanker continued her voyage from Korea to New Zealand. Man lost overboard wasn’t found in the course of SAR coordinated by MRCC Noumea, with 4 merchant ships involved. SAR was suspended at night Nov 1.

Considering Latvia-based ISM manager company, Ukraine-Russia war might be the cause of this tragic accident, though of course it’s not confirmed. But again, such accidents are very rare indeed, something, some quarrel or dispute, should trigger the fight.

Oil/Chemical Tanker ELANDRA CORALLO is currently located at NAUS – North Australia at position 18° 29′ 19.7″ S, 161° 50′ 29.0″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-11-01 23:50 UTC (15 hours, 6 minutes ago)

The wind in this area at that time blows from North direction at force 3 Beaufort.

No description available.

The vessel departed from YEOSU, KR on 2022-10-19 06:32 LT (UTC +9) and is currently sailing at 14.0 knots with Southeast direction heading to MARSDEN POINT, NZ with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-11-06 12:00 LT (UTC +9) local time (in 3 days, 12 hours)

ELANDRA CORALLO (IMO: 9396751) is a Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2008 (14 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Liberia.

It’s carrying capacity is 50607 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 11.6 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 183 meters and her width is 32.24 meters.

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