May 18 UPDATE: All personnel on board of GAL CONSTRUCTOR were successfully evacuated with deployment of helicopters, all are safe.
May 18 UPDATE: PAPAA-305 reportedly sank, at least two Indian Navy ships INS KOCHI and INS KOLKATA, and a number of offshore tugs, are deployed in SAR. According to latest reports, there were 273 people on board, 180 were rescued, 93 remain missing, SAR continues.
Accommodation barge SS-3; drilling ship SAGAR BHUSHAN
Accommodation barge SS-3 with 196 personnel on board and drilling ship SAGAR BHUSHAN with 101 people understood to remain adrift but not sinking or grounded, salvors probably trying to take barge and drilling ship on tow.
Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on May 19, 2021 at 07:41.