Indian fishing vessel Rabbal or Rabbah was struck by passing cargo ship and sank at around midnight Apr 12 in Arabian sea some 42 nm off Mangaluru, Karnaka State, southwest India. Cargo ship in question is container ship APL LE HAVRE, en route from Singapore to Nhava Shiva India. Contrary to what media initially said, the ship didn’t sail away, but turned back and assisted fishing vessel’s 14 crew. 5 crew were rescued, of whom 3 had died being already on board of APL LE HAVRE. 9 are missing SAR is under way, APL LE HAVRE understood to be back under way after relieved from SAR, as of 1000 UTC Apr 13.
Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Apr 13, 2021 at 10:17