One Dead, Four Missing after India Navy Ship Sinks

One Dead, Four Missing after India Navy Ship Sinks

One Dead, Four Missing after India Navy Ship Sinks

At least one person died, with four still missing after a torpedo recovery vessel of Indian Navy sank off the city of Visakhapatnam late on Thursday, November 6, the BBC reports. 

The vessel was engaged in an exercise to recover practice torpedoes, when one of the compartments started taking in water, the navy said in a statement.

At the time of the accident 28 sailors were on board the vessel.

“The remaining 23 personnel were rescued by the search and rescue ships,” the spokesman for the Indian Navy said.

The sunken TRVA-72 torpedo recovery vessel was built in 1983 by the Shipyard Limited, according to the media reports.

World Maritime News Staff

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

World Gas Series: Morocco Summit

Bringing together key players in the gas value chain in Morocco, the World Gas Series:

read more >

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference 2019

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference is the world’s only international conference…

read more >

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum 2019

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum is an event for Maritime leaders who want to unlock successful business formula of the industry!

read more >

Shipping Transformation Asia

Shipping Transformation Asia will provide a platform for future-focused discussion in the shipping,…

read more >