The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued 12 crew members of a sinking provide vessel within the Arabian sea off the Gujarat coast, it mentioned on Sunday.
The operation was carried out on Saturday after a misery message was obtained by the Mumbai-based ICG Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) at round 11 am, a Defence launch mentioned.
The Motorised Provide Vessel (MSV) was reported to be closely flooded and sinking. As it will definitely sank, all of the 12 Indian crew had been taken onboard Motor Tanker (MT) Searanger.
The decision was made concerning uncontrolled flooding onboard Indian MSV, ‘Nigahen Karam’ which was on her passage to Djibouti.
After receiving the decision, the MRCC alerted all of the vessels working within the neighborhood of the spot and coordinated with MRSC (Maritime Rescue Sub Centre), Porbandar to divert a Motor Tanker (MT) Searanger to offer speedy help to the vessel, the discharge mentioned.
“As well as, the ICG ship ‘Sarthak’ working within the space was additionally diverted and the ICG quick interceptor class of ship C-152 was instantly sailed from Vadinar (in Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat).
“The crew members had been transferred from MT Searanger to the ICG ship and dropped at Vadinar. After a preliminary medical investigation, they had been handed over to the proprietor of the vessel,” it mentioned.
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