Crew fatality on board NCC SAFA at Amsterdam anchorage

Saudi tanker off Ijmuiden Netherlands, 1 crew killed, 1 badly injured STATEMENT

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Media Statement BAHRI

21 April 2022

Crew fatality on board NCC SAFA at Amsterdam anchorage.

 Bahri declares that two crew members serving on board the chemical tanker NCC SAFA (IMO: 9411329) collapsed on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, at 20: 37 Lt / 18: 37 UTC while performing routine tasks in one of the vessel’s cargo tanks while at the Amsterdam anchorage in the Netherlands.

The two individuals received first aid on board, one of which has been airlifted to hospital ashore by the Netherlands Coastguard. 

However, the other individual was declared dead by the medical team on board. It is with deep regret that we confirm the loss of our colleague.

This is a very sad day for Bahri and is felt keenly by everyone in the company. We are working to notify the families and will be conducting a full investigation.

Product tanker NCC SAFA suffered explosion on board in the evening Apr 20 at outer anchorage off Ijmuiden, details unknown.

One crew died in the explosion, another one was badly injured and airlifted to hospital. In the morning Apr 21 tanker was taken to Amsterdam and berthed, for investigation and probably, repairs.