A crew member of the bulker ‘Panamax Alexander’, was found dead on Sunday. The body of the Ukrainian was found by local fishermen.
According to local media, on May 10 the Ukrainian Embassy in Mexico reporting a disappearance of a crew member of the cargo ship Panamax Alexander. The crew member was on the way to the Mexican port of Mazatlan, Colima.
After confirming the absence of the seaman, the captain started a search at the place of a possible fall into the sea. After that an emergency was reported to the port administration of the city of Mazatlan.
A search and rescue operation began, with the Mexican Navy partaking. Eventually, the body of the crew member was found by local fishermen on May 11.
A criminal case has been instituted.