USCG medevacs two crew off Texas

USCG medevacs two crew off Texas

US Coast Guard crews medevaced two crew working on the product tanker United Ambassador yesterday afternoon.

The ship was at the Port Arthur anchorage off Texas when a pressurized part of the tanker broke, sending one seafarer unconscious after being struck in the head and another suffered a broken nose.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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