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Navy Rescue Crew Member from Container Ship

Early yesterday morning the Portuguese Navy medevac’d a 49-year-old American crew member on board the container ship ‘Maersk Valencia’.

In a statement, the Navy said that they received an alert at 05:33 at the MRSC  Funchal (Funchal Sub-Centre for Maritime Research and Rescue) on January the 21st requesting urgent medical attention for one of their crew members.

On his arrival to Funchal harbour at 08:05, the 49-year-old was taken by ambulance to the Private Hospital of Madeira.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly