On sixth March 2018 container vessel MAERSK HONAM reported a severe fireplace in a cargo maintain, enroute from Singapore in direction of Suez. After being unsuccessful of their firefighting efforts, the crew despatched out a misery sign and a complete of 23 crew members have been safely rescued. Sadly, together with 2 Engine Cadets, 4 crew members have been reported lacking.
As per surprising revelations made by household of one of many Cadets who misplaced life within the accident, these two Engine Cadets have been ordered to battle the hearth on Bridge Space. Each Engine Cadets, John Rey Begaso and Janrey Genvatin misplaced their life whereas combating fireplace. As per stories they weren’t even sporting correct fireman’s outfit. Being the engine Cadet, in all probability they weren’t conscious of the poisonous cargo which vessel was carrying.
Questions are being requested how come Engine Cadets have been ordered to battle the hearth in Navigation Bridge Space? Did Grasp and different senior officers compelled them to carry out the hearth combating obligation? Why no different senior officer or Deck crew have been concerned in fireplace combating workforce and did Grasp of the vessel deserted Engine Cadets to die?
Cadets are usually not the correct particular person to deal with any form of emergency as they’ve hardly any expertise. They’re officer beneath coaching. In such form of emergency how come Grasp & Chief Engineer ask them to deal with the scenario.
Mom of Engine Cadet Janrey Genvatin revealed these surprising info in her open letter to Maersk.
After a month additionally, stays of those cadets are mendacity in port space. There our bodies couldn’t be recognized. Their households are ready for his or her stays to carry out final rituals. In a single month even the DNA samples haven’t been matched, in order that households can declare the useless our bodies which might’t be acknowledged.
A reputed firm like Maersk can be not cooperating with the households and making an attempt to run down the entire episode. The rationale could be the poisonous and explosive cargo which Maersk Honam was carrying. Function of the Grasp and Chief Mate can be beneath suspicion as how they ordered Engine Cadets to battle the hearth in Bridge Space with out respiration equipment. Their head ought to hand in disgrace.