Cargo Ship Sinks, Crew Rescued

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  • Cargo ship MSV KRISHNA SUDAMA sinks at night Sep 26 in Gulf of Kutch.
  • The ship loaded with 905 tons of rice and sugar is destined for Djibouti.
  • 12 crew members safely rescued.
Cargo ship caught in rough weather, sank, Gulf of Kutch, writes Nikolay Torkin for the Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Cargo ship MSV KRISHNA SUDAMA sank at night Sep 26 in Gulf of Kutch, northwest India, Arabian sea, some 10 nm off Okha, Gujarat State. The ship was loaded with 905 tons of rice and sugar, destined for Djibouti.

Rescue operations

Indian Coast Guard Ship C-411 responded, all 12 crew of MSV KRISHNA SUDAMA were found and rescued, in challenging conditions of nighttime and rough weather.

Vessel information

Cargo ship (dhow) MSV KRISHNA SUDAMA, MMSI 419956117, length 116 meters, flag India.

 

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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