Two Ukrainian seafarers have died in a tragic set of circumstances on a Croatian bulker in Bangladesh.

Port authorities said Gennadiy Yatsenko, 60, died of a suspected heart attack after finding the dead body of his colleague Kostiantyn Yermak, 31, in his cabin on the 57,000-dwt AP Astarea (built 2012).

The Daily Star reported the Atlantska Plovidba handysize had arrived at the outer anchorage of Chittagong port on 30 September.