An emergency operation was held during the night for the transfer of a 32 year old crew member of the freighter “Maria the 1st”, which is docked in the gulf of Kissamos.

Local Port Authority of Kissamos was informed by the captain of the freighter, that a sailor was feeling sick.

The 32 year old sailor was transferred by a small boat at the port of Kissamos and then by an ambulance to the General Hospital of Chania for the first.

He has returned back to the ship in the morning.