Master of bulk carrier killed by snapped mooring line, Peru

Master of bulk carrier UNISON MEDAL was reportedly, hit by broken mooring line and died on the spot at Ilo Port, Peru. It happened on September 10.

According to the report, mooring line broke in strong wind, Master went to fore or aft, not clear, and when he was assessing situation, another mooring line snapped.

The vessel is docked at Ilo since September 8, loading copper concentrate.