MV SSL Kolkata still under surveillance

first_imgKolkata: Merchant Vessel SSL Kolkata is still under surveillance on Monday to ensure that the fire does not break out once again insidethe vessel.According to a communiqué, a recce was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard after the fire was doused by the Indian Air Force on Sunday and it was found that smoke was billowing out from the vessel. Though there was no flames, the smoke continued to emanate. As a result, one ICG Dornier was pressed at around 6 pm on Sunday to carry out an assessment.Meanwhile, the Mi-17 of the Indian Air Force continues to hold position in Frazerganj in case there is a requirement to once again carry out an operation to douse flames.It may be recalled that a fire broke out inside the MV SSL Kolkata off the Sagar Island on June 14 and 22 crew members were rescued.last_img

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