Camila Peixoto Bandeira, 28, was found Sunday in her cabin murdered while working on board the MSC Musica while it was in Port of Santos in Brazil.  This Port has a wide variety of cargo handling terminals and serves as Brazil’s leading port in container traffic and has the 39th position in container traffic in the world.

The Panamanian-flagged MSC Musica is among 10 ships in the fleet of Naples-based MSC Cruises.

Ms. Bandeira’s body was found by her husband, a bartender on the ship.

Crewmember injuries and deaths can happen while working the difficult jobs on the high seas, especially due to lax security on a vessel.  If you or someone you know has been injured while working as a member of a crew on board a vessel in navigation, please contact Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers and use our over 40 years of maritime law experience to your advantage.  We provide free legal consultations to seafarers around the globe.  Just call us toll-free at (713) 364-0723 or e-mail us at [email protected].