Final Reports: 2020

On 8 December 2014 at 1933, a 43-year-old crewmember of m/v Anna M was found in a helpless condition with severe head trauma at the bottom of the empty cargo hold № 1, near the vertical ladder to enter the hold. The ship was at anchor in Varna roadstead in expectation of permission to enter the port. A medical evacuation was carried out to the suffered ashore, where a doctor ascertained his death. There were no immediate eyewitnesses to the accident, but the nature of the injuries and the location of the body suggested a dropping from the vertical ladder and fall from a great height to the bottom of the cargo hold.