Container ship suspect in hit and run accident off India
The Indian fishing boat "Emmanuvel (Reg. No. TN15/MM/4426)" was hit by an unidentified merchant ship in the night of Oct 11, 2017, about 45 miles off the Beypore coast in the Arabian sea. The half-sunk wreck remained afloat, but of the six crew members only two were rescued, the owner was found dead, three more were still missing. The other ship didn’t stop and sailed away. The "Hyundai Global", having arrived from Nhava Sheva, was detained upon its arrival at Mumbai anchorage on Oct 16 as one of the ships suspected to have been involved in the hit and run accident. An investigation was under way.
Container fire soon contained
A fire broke out onthe "Hyundai Global" on June 1, 2012. Thames Coastguard was alerted at 8.30am. The vessel was ten miles off the Walton coastline at the time and bound for Oman. The blaze was reported in one of the containers on deck, then a second container was found smouldering. The crew managed to put out the blaze and the vessel continued its journey. The crew of 24 was not injured.Upload News