February 10, 2021 3:59 pm
The stuck crew will sign off from Japan on Wednesday and will be reunited with their families on reaching India.
January 09, 2021 4:10 pm
Two cargo vessels with Indian sailors on board have been on anchorage in Chinese waters as they were not allowed to unload their cargo, though some other ships have managed to do so.
December 25, 2020 10:21 pm
"There is a considerable amount of stress on the crew members on account of this unprecedented situation," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
January 24, 2019 7:20 am
"We regret to inform that there have been causalities among Indian seamen working on these ships," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement in New Delhi.
September 14, 2015 7:41 am
The men have been stuck for over 15 days now at Khokha port in Yemen where they had gone to deliver cargo. This comes days after six Indians, most of them from Gujarat, were killed following air strikes in the Arab country.
February 02, 2014 2:11 am
December 20, 2013 4:03 am
While James is a resident of Mumbai,Vijayan hails from Palakkad in Kerala.
November 03, 2013 3:11 am
Ten sailors released from an Iranian jail reached their native places in Gujarat and have been reunited with their family members.
March 12, 2014 4:37 pm
The sailors were not allowed to make any international calls by the Iranian jail authorities.
June 08, 2013 3:16 am
Fourteen Indian sailors on a hijacked cargo vessel have been safely rescued as Somali pirates on board the ship fled after counter piracy ships