Fleet Management Limited (FLEET) regrets to report the much-valued seafarer from the MT New Horizon (318,226 dwt, 2012 built) has not been found. Following an extensive search and rescue operation for over 4 days, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre has now suspended the search.
The family of the seafarer involved has been informed. All our thoughts go out to his family and friends and support is being offered at this difficult time.
A full investigation is underway into the circumstances of the disappearance of the seafarer. The manager is fully cooperating with all the appropriate authorities, insurers and flag state.
For further information, please contact Nick Roe from MTI Network, Nick.Roe@mtinetwork.com, +852 9081 1087. MTI Network is FLEET’s media partner.