Mass poisoning on board of mv Ulus Sky, Chief Officer dead, 3 crew in critical condition
At 2120 Moscow time Mar 12 general cargo vessel reported mass food poisoning on board, vessel anchored in emergency on Astrakhan sea road, Caspian sea. Vessel was en route from Astrakhan Russia to Amirabad Iran with 2704 tons of grain on board. Stormy weather hampered evacuation. At 0445 Mar 13 vessel reported, that chief officer died, three crew in critical condition. Helicopter was to reach vessel in the morning Mar 13.