Updated: February 14, 2021 9:34:26 pm
The bodies of three crew members who were trapped aboard the offshore vessel (OSV) ‘Greatship Rohini’ were recovered on Sunday. On Saturday, a fire broke out on the vessel approximately 91 nautical miles offshore at Mumbai High at 9 am.
The three bodies were charred beyond recognition, an official said. While two bodies were found from the tween-deck area, the third was found in the engine control room.
A total of 18 crew members were onboard the vessel when the fire broke out near the NQO platform of Mumbai High. The fire is believed to have started from the engine room but the exact cause has not been ascertained yet.
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