July 11, Colombo: A Liberian flagged LPG tanker GAS AEGEAN had to call Trincomalee port of Sri Lanka in the morning of Thursday, July 11 after two of its crew found dead on board.
The tanker was on a voyage from Lavera, France to Cudallore, East India, when the two crew members have died on July 8 or earlier, Maritime bulletin reported.
Both are reported as being officers, one 34-year old Ukrainian, another one 39-year old Russian.
Cause of their simultaneous deaths is unknown, although it may be presumed, that deaths weren't the result of natural causes.
Bodies of deceased seamen are to undergo autopsy and the police have started an investigation.