Container Vessel Master Killed by crews

- By Chezhian Vaiz April 19, 2020


A captain killed on board the spirit of Hamburg container ship in the port of Cartagena.

Mynanmar national Myo Tun Zaw, the ships’ master was killed by his crew, according to local media sources. Though social media reports initially claimed the crew was Philippine, the other sources confirmed the crew was also from Myanmar. Two Ethiopians crew were also on board when the incident occurred.

The Attorney Generals’ Office of Cartagena announced yesterday that they will carry out the investigation of the Ship Masters’ death. The body was found at main deck while the ship was berthed.

“The exact circumstance of the violent incident are yet unknown and police have started an official investigation into the events “ Zeaborn Ship Management statement indicates .