Indian Coast Guard rescues 13 crew members of sinking ship off New Mangalore Port
Sep 2, 2019, 5:53 PM IST
Mangaluru: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Monday (September 1) rescued 13 crew members of a ship from a life-boat after they abandoned their vessel following severe flooding off New Mangalore Port, Karnataka.
According to reports, the crew of ‘Tridevi Prem’, a hopper dredger, was rescued at about 2:30 am by ICG ship ‘Amartya’ at sea off New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) anchorage.
A search and rescue operation for another seven personnel, who were onboard the hopper dredger for repair work, was undertaken by NMPT tug Ocean Esteem.