Taichung maritime pilot dies after falling into the sea

Herman Broers
MT BLUE OCEAN (Source: Vesselfinder.com)

Various news sources today report that on February 21st, a 58 year old Taiwanese pilot died while boarding the vessel BLUE OCEAN for her inbound voyage to Taichung. He was located after 40 minutes and recovered from the sea. According to news sources it was a choppy sea at the time of the incident.

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