scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Thursday, March 04, 2021

Bodies of 3 crew members recovered from offshore vessel

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.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: February 14, 2021 9:34:26 pm
Ex-bank official, businessman get 4-year jail terms in graft caseAn FIR has been lodged against six people, including a former village head, and three of them have been arrested.

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.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Mumbai News, download Indian Express App.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement