Merchant Vessel

  • Shipboat collision: One body recovered March 5, 2012

    Kochi: Naval divers on Sunday recovered the body of one of the three fishermen who went missing after their boat was hit by a merchant vessel of Alappuzha coast. Two fishermen had been killed in the incident. The body, which was found inside the sunken boat, has been handed over...
  • Firing by Italian crew error of judgement: Coast Guard February 17, 2012

    Kochi The firing by crew of the Italian merchant vessel that left two Indian fishermen dead was an "error of judgement", the Coast Guard has said. The vessel, Enrica Lexie, had not reported the incident, it added. It was the coastal police at Neendakara in Kollam district which reported the incident...
  • Freed Rak Afrikana crew members return home March 16, 2011

    Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. ...
  • Freed Indian sailors of Rak Afrikana return home March 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board the merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. The pirates released the ship and the crew last week, though a Tanzanian crew member died in captivity. It...