Sad! Last week a ship in South Korea sunk leaving 29 dead and 270 missing. It’s being said that the captain, Lee Joon Seok, wasn’t in the steering room when the Sewol started to sink and a third mate was at the helm.
“It is not clear where (the captain) was when the accident occurred, although it is clear that he was not in the steering room before the actual accident happened,” state prosecutor Jae-Eok Park said Friday.
Maritime law attorney Jack Hickey told CNN, “This captain violated the age-old rule and internationally recognized rule that a captain must stay on the vessel.” For this an arrest warrant was issued this morning for the ol’ captain and two mates. Seok is in custody. Drop down bottom for charges.