It has been learned that many of the port workers and crew fell into the sea from the Nazmiye Mother ship, which capsized during loading in the Port of Castellon, Spain.
According to sources at the Port of Castellón, between 6 and 10 sailors fell overboard during the incident, killing 2 dockers and 1 ship’s crew. Search continues for 1 ship’s personnel.
It was noted that the crew who lost their lives were Indian citizens.
It was also stated that two people were injured during the capsize of the ship. It was stated that one of the injured people was in good health and the injured were transferred to the hospital.
Castellon Port Authority took precautions against fuel leakage after the Nazmiye Mothership capsized.
Name: NAZMIYE ANA
Vessel Type – Generic: Cargo
Vessel Type – Detailed: General Cargo
Call Sign: HP3149
Flag: Panama [PA]
Ground Tonnage (GRT): 1416
Summer DWT: 2085 t
Full Length x Full Width: 79.02 x 11.61 m
Year of construction: 1986
The Panama-flagged ship named Nazmiye Ana was built in 1986. The 79 meters long and 10.9 meters wide ship arrived in Castellón port from Barcelona on 27 May.
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