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Death Ship Inquest: Sailors on board fed for $8 a day

WHEN two men died aboard the Japanese-owned Sage Sagittarius – now dubbed the “death ship” – the 25-strong Filipino crew was fed for less than $10 a day.

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Biggles63 - Mackay North
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That is $8 times the number of seamen, usually in $USD A bulker will have around 12 crew excluding officers so that is $100/day to feed those crew. If you are buying in bulk from ports overseas where food is a lot cheaper then they will eat well. ...

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