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Malta turned away freighter Western Copenhagen with suspect Ebola case

Sept. 19, 2014 at 07:43 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Malta authorities refused entry to bulk carrier Western Copenhagen on Sep 18. Vessel requested medical assistance with at least one crew ill with Ebola symptoms. Vessel is en route from Guinea to Ukraine. Maltese health officials said island doesn’t have required medical facilities to treat Ebola cases. Vessel turned to Sicily and reportedly, ill Filipino crew was evacuated and taken to hospital. Vessel reportedly, resumed her voyage to Ukraine. 21 crew is reportedly, all Filipino.

Malta turned away freighter Western Copenhagen with suspect Ebola case

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