LIFE AT SEA: Ailing Pakistani mariner onboard oil tanker rescued by Indian Coast Guard


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ON RECEIVING THE MESSAGE FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ON BOARD MT BUNGA ANGSANA, COAST GUARD OPERATION TEAM IMMEDIATELY CLOSED UP FOR CO-ORDINATION OF THE MEDICAL EVACUATION AT BEYPORE ON 07 FEB 15.

MR KHAN MUHAMMED RIAZ, AGE 55 YRS, PAKISTAN NATIONAL, ELECTRICAL OFFICER OF  MT BUNGA ANGSANA SUFFERED WITH ACUTE LOWER ABDOMEN PAIN SUSPECTED TO BE APPENDICITIS AT MID SEA 57 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH WEST OFF BEYPORE WAS EVACUATED BY INDIAN COAST GUARD SHIP C-404 ON 07 FEB 15 AND PATIENT SHIFTED TO MIMS HOSPITAL KOZHIKODE FOR FURTHER TREATMENT. THE VESSEL WAS ON PASSAGE FROM SOHAR, OMAN TO SINGAPORE WITH 29 CREW (INDIAN-01, PHILLIPINO-02, INDONESIAN- 02, PAKISTANI- 01 AND MALESYAN-23) ONBOARD CARRYING CARGO- OIL TANKER, PORT OF REGISTRATION-MALAYSIA.

INDIAN COAST GUARD SHIP C-404 SAILED WITH MEDICAL TEAM ONBOARD FOR MEDICAL EVACUATION OPERATION AT 2010 HRS ON 07 FEB 15. ON REACHING AT DATUM THE PATIENT WAS EXAMINED BY THE MEDICAL TEAM OF COAST GUARD ONBOARD MT BUNGA ANGSANA AND FIRST AID WAS PROVIDED. DESPITE OF DARK HOURS AND ROUGH SEA CONDITION THE PATIENT WAS SAFELY EVACUATED AND BROUGHT TO BEYPORE PORT AT 2350 HRS ON 07 FEB 15. ON COMPLETION OF IMIGRATION FORMALITIES AT BEYPORE PORT, THE PATIENT WAS IMMEDIATELY SHIFTED TO MIMS HOSPITAL, KOZHIKODE BY COAST GUARD AMBULANCE. MT BUNGA ANGSANA CONTINUED HER FURTHER VOYAGE TO NEXT PORT OF CALL ON COMPLETION OF EVACUATION.

(Photos and text courtesy Indian Coast Guard)

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