Antarctic supply ship reported two dead crew

Antarctic supply ship VASILIY GOLOVNIN (flag – Russia [RU]) reported, that two crew on board died of poisoning, assumedly by methanol alcohol. It happened on April 29. It is known, that one of deceased seamen is an AB, another one is turner.

The vessel is on the way to Cape Tow, after Antarctic voyage, she delivered supplies and replacement researchers teams to Indian Antarctic scientific bases Bharati and Maitri. Their bodies are to be transported to Russia from Cape Town. Investigation pending.