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A tragic accident reportedly took place on board of bulk carrier BAHRI BULK berthed at Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Feb 24. The ship arrived at Dammam from Brazil with cargo of wheat bran pellets. An AB Seaman entered closed hold and collapsed.
Captain and Chief Officer rushed to assist him, and also collapsed. All three were taken to hospital, but died, understood while being in intensive care. Captain was Ukrainian, Chief Officer and AB were Indians.
Bulk carrier BAHRI BULK, IMO 9660530, dwt 81864, built 2014, flag Saudi Arabia, manager MIDEAST SHIPMANAGEMENT, UAE.