The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued 22 crew members from a sinking service provider vessel off the Porbandar coast in Gujarat, an official mentioned.
“At about 0820 hrs, the ICG obtained a misery alert concerning uncontrolled flooding onboard service provider vessel, World King-1. The ship was reportedly 185 km off the Porbandar coast. The ICG instantly responded and alerted all stakeholders,” it mentioned in a launch.
In a swift rescue operation, All 22 crew of distressed vessel MT World King rescued by @IndiaCoastGuard#Ship and #ALH launched from #Porbandar to 93 NM into the ocean. All crew are secure and wholesome. @DefenceMinIndia@shipmin_india@MEAIndia@PMOIndia@SpokespersonMoDpic.twitter.com/KVmjsFclsI
— Indian Coast Guard (@IndiaCoastGuard) July 6, 2022
The swift motion of the ICG saved the lives of twenty-two crew members, together with a Pakistani and a Sri Lankan (the remaining are Indians) who’re secure and being delivered to Porbandar, it mentioned.
Dornier plane was launched from the ICG Air Station Porbandar to evaluate the state of affairs and relay info to the vessels in neighborhood amid adversarial climate, it mentioned.
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