Besides Akhil, Deepash who belonged to Meppayyoor located in Kozhikode and 28-year-old Sreejith Sajeevan who belonged to Kaippuzha in Kottayam were the three Keralites of seven Indian citizens who were on a UAE-flagged vessel that was hijacked by rebels.
Sarbananda Sonowal, India’s Union Minister, emphasized the contribution of the country’s seafarers in making India self-reliant, and keeping the global supply chain operational during the COVID-19 crisis.
About 21 sailors of Indian nationals were on board a merchant vessel that had been stuck at the Port of Mykolaiv in Ukraine.
There’s great news in store for the Seafarers of Goa. Mumbai’s directorate general of shipping has reportedly allowed an extension in the validity of the certificate typically issued for Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW).
Two seafarers from India who were left stranded without their passports on a cargo vessel in Bushehr in Iran from 2019 have been released post the Indian Embassy’s move to issue travel documents to the duo, it emerged on Friday.
A recent case involved five Indian crew who were wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for six months. The Crisis Response Network supported them throughout, eventually securing their release and repatriation.
Iran’s coast guards managed to rescue 11 sailors from India. Their vessel was on the way to Oman, sank owing to poor weather. The vessel was loaded with sugar. It
Maritime charity Sailors’ Society is to hold an online Wellness conference for maritime colleges in India and their current students, next Thursday 30 September.
It has been over 10 days since the Indian seafarer has been missing. He is believed to have been abducted by sea pirates from their ship, the MV Tampen, that has been anchored in Gabon, the West African nation
The four sailors were on board M T Manaman 8, a cargo vessel transporting oil. However, the Iranian Coast Guard arrested the crew members and sent them to prison as they allegedly transported unauthorised oil.