32.1 C
Delhi
Sunday, July 21, 2024 9:55 am
HomeIndiaINS Vishakhapatnam responds to distress call from merchant vessel in Gulf of...

INS Vishakhapatnam responds to distress call from merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy’s guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam deployed within the Gulf of Aden responded to a misery name from MV Merlin Luanda on Friday night time. The MV has 22 Indian and 01 Bangladeshi crew onboard, in accordance with the Indian Navy.

Primarily based on the request from the MV Merlin Luanda, INS Visakhapatnam has deployed the Ship’s NBCD workforce together with firefighting tools to offer help to the crew in the direction of augmenting firefighting efforts onboard the distressed MV Merlin Luanda, in accordance with the Indian Navy.

The Indian Navy stays steadfast and dedicated in the direction of safeguarding MVs and making certain security of life at sea, in accordance with the assertion launched by Indian Navy spokesperson on X.

In a submit on X, the Indian Navy spokesperson acknowledged, “IndianNavy’s Guided missile destroyer, #INSVisakhapatnam, deployed in the #GulfofAden responded to a distress call from MV #MarlinLuanda on the night of #26Jan 24. The fire fighting efforts onboard the distressed Merchant Vessel is being augmented by the NBCD team along with firefighting equipment, deployed by #INSVisakhapatnam to assist the crew onboard the MV. The MV has 22 #Indian & 01 Bangladeshi crew onboard. #IndianNavy remains steadfast & committed towards safeguarding MVs & ensuring safety of life at sea.”

In the meantime, the US Central Command acknowledged that Houthi terrorists fired one anti-ship ballistic missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and hit the Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker M/V Marlin Luanda

In a submit on X, US Central Command acknowledged, “Houthis Strike M/V Marlin Luanda Operating in the Gulf of Aden. On Jan. 26, at approximately 7:45 p.m. (Sanaa time), Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists fired one anti-ship ballistic missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and struck the Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker M/V Marlin Luanda.”

“The ship issued a distress call and reported damage. USS Carney (DDG 64) and other coalition ships have responded and are rendering assistance. No injuries have been reported at this time,” it added.

Earlier this month, the Indian Navy’s mission-deployed guided missile destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, addressed a misery name from the Marshall Island-flagged MV Genco Picardy following a drone assault on the night time of January 17. INS Visakhapatnam, at the moment on an anti-piracy mission within the Gulf of Aden, promptly acknowledged the misery name. The destroyer intercepted the vessels at midnight on January 18, 2024, to offer speedy help.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Featured

Recent Comments