Vessel with 137 People Adrift, Raging Cyclone Impact


  • Offshore barge with 137 people adrift.
  • Raging cyclone NW off Mumbai creates a devastating impact on the vessel.
  • Navy ship dispatched for help.

A recent news article published in the Maritime Bulletin reveals that an Offshore barge GAL CONSTRUCTOR with people is adrift.

What happened?

Offshore barge GAL CONSTRUCTOR with 137 people on board is adrift since morning May 17, in the midst of raging cyclone NW off Mumbai.

Indian Navy ship INS KOLKATA has been dispatched to render assistance. Awaiting updates.

Details of the vessel

Non-propelled accommodation and construction barge GAL CONSTRUCTOR, IMO 8758574, GT 6156, built 1978, flag India.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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