3 crew died in cargo hold of Japanese timber carrier

Three crew of a general cargo ship APPOLO KITA were taken to hospital on Ishigaki island, Japan, Okinawa Prefecture, on Nov 9, after they lost consciousness while working at cargo hold. The ship interrupted her voyage, from Malaysia Kalimantan to Hannan Japan, with cargo of logs, and arrived at Ishigaki anchorage at around 1530 Tokyo time. All three seamen, of Filipino nationality, died. Cause of deaths is believed to be lack of oxygen in cargo hold. As of 0030 Tokyo time Nov 9, the ship was still anchored. Photo https://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/italy_maru/8199285.html

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