Accident at sea: Ship caught fire near ONGC Highfield, 170 nautical miles from Mumbai, 3 naval missing

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The Indian Coast Guard sent two of its ships and a Dornier aircraft to extinguish the fire.

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An offshore supply ship caught fire on Saturday in the Arabian Sea, about 170 km from Mumbai, following the blast. The name of this ship is Greatship Rohini. Crew officer Gurbender Singh, 37, was injured in the accident. He is rescued and brought to the Navy Hospital by helicopter.

There are also 3 naval missing since the incident. The Indian Coast Guard reported that two of its ships and a Dornier aircraft were immediately sent for help.

Ships and aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard were deployed to extinguish the fire on notice of the fire.

Ships and aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard were deployed to extinguish the fire on notice of the fire.

According to a Coast Guard spokesperson, there was a sudden blast at Greatship Rohini on Saturday morning. At that time he was close to ONGC’s Bombay High NQ platform. 18 people were present on the ship. On receiving the information, the patrol vessel Samarth was dispatched to the spot. An ICG Dornier plane flew to check on the situation.

Such ship was rescued
The Indian Coast Guard ship reached the ship surrounded by fire at around 1.30 pm on Saturday. Another ship MV Albatross-5 pulled the Greatship Rohini off the ONGC platform.

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