Explosion on a bulk carrier: one sailor killed

Chinese crew member of capesize bulk carrier CAPE INDIA was severely injured in gas explosion. It happened on October 28. The vessel was transiting Makassar Strait, en route from China to Australia. The crew reported accident to Indonesian Maritime Authorities and requested medevac.

It is known, that injured seaman was transferred to rescue boat, but was declared dead by paramedics some time later. His body was delivered to hospital in Balikpapan.