Murder on board of Mediterranean Shipping Company mega container ship.

There has been a reported murder on board of Mediterranean Shipping Company container ship MSC RAVENNA. The murder occurred on the 20th of September while the vessel was underway in the Pacific, en route from China to Long Beach – Los Angeles, USA.

The victim is a Filipino national attacked by another crew member who is also a Filipino. The attacker stabbed his fellow Filipino seaman with a knife, 17 times inflicting numerous wounds which eventually lead to his demise.

Mediterranean Shipping Company: MSC RAVENNA

 The Master of the ship persuaded the attacker to surrender and was locked in the cabin. The attacker was later handed over on the ship’s arrival at Long Beach – Los Angeles, on September, 22. He was charged with murder on the 28 September and is facing life sentence of death penalty. MSC RAVENNA left Los Angeles on 28 September, bound for Oakland, USA.

Source: FleetMon

Louis Gyan Kofi
Author: Louis Gyan Kofi

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