Viva Magazine has published an article about "Life at Sea" in their November issue. The article highlights The Flying Angel and how important it is to the seafarers in the anchorage in Fujairah. It also highlights the difficulties that seafarers face from loneliness to piracy. The article is attached but pick up the November issue of Viva for all of the details.
Abdullah Khan hasn't stepped off his chemical tanker in four months.
The ship's 35-year-old Karachi-born first officer clambers down a rope ladder from the 147-metre long Purwati on to the deck of the Flying Angel bobbing below in the waters off Fujairah.
In August 2010, Katy Watson from the BBC Middle East Business report came out on the Flying Angel. She experienced first hand the terrible plight of abandoned crews as the first ship we visited was Azrak 7, a ship whose owner had dissapeared leaving the crew with no pay, no food and no water. It was the middle of the summer and the heat was unbearable. Please watch this clip to see the conditions these men were living in.