• search

Dredging ships collide

Written by: Staff

Kochi, Oct 25 (UNI) Two dredging ships, Cochin Port Trust (CPT) controlled 'Nehru Shadabdi' and 'Dredger-80' of the Dredging Corporation of India, collided in mid-sea off the Kerala coast yesterday.

According to a CPT spokesman the head-on collision, which took place about four nautical miles off the Kochi port, occured when the CPT ship was returning to the harbour after depositing sand in the sea. The front portions of both the ships were damaged.

The spokesman said 32 crew members of both the ships were safe and the CPT had ordered an inquiry into the incident. Later, the ships were towed to the harbour, he added.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more