The US Coast Guard recently announced that a 27-year-old male crewmember fell overboard from the tanker vessel Sagami near Sabine Pass, off Gulf of Mexico.
In light of the situation, USCG watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a Coast Guard Station Sabine 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene.
According to the US Coast Guard the incident occurred on 2nd December.
Currently, a search operation for the crewmember is underway, approximately 29 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas.
For the records, the individual was last seen wearing an orange life jacket and coveralls with reflective tape.
Concluding, the chemical tanker, built in 2008, is commercially controlled by Norway-based Odfjell Management, based on VesselsValue’s data, while has heading to the Port Authur at the time of the accident.