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Freighter under quarantine with unknown disease, 1 crew dead Update

Feb. 19, 2018 at 14:34 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Update: A preliminary coroner's report on Feb 19 said that the death of the cook on a quarantined cargo ship was due to heart problems and not a contagious disease.

General cargo ship BLUE TUNE reported to Greek authorities a strange outbreak of unknown disease on board, while sailing in Gulf of Corinth with cargo of bauxite, en route from Ravenna Italy to San Nicolas Greece, Gulf of Corinth. One crew, said to be cook, already died. Greek specialist excluded cargo as the possible cause of poisoning. There’s a possibility of contagious disease.
The ship was put under quarantine, she was ordered to proceed to Boeotia area, Gulf of Corinth, and wait for specialists team to board her. As of 1430 UTC Feb 19, the ship was in San Nicolas, seemingly moored.

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Freighter under quarantine with unknown disease, 1 crew dead Update

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