The Coast Guard has recovered four bodies of four
of Samudrika 10''s crew as the search for the
remaining four others including Capt. continues.
ONGC vessel, operated and maintained by Sical Logistics
Limited, sank off Mumbai in Bombay High on Monday afternoon
owing to bad sea conditions. Of the 17 crew on board,
nine were rescued the same day.
to Sical Logistics, the family of the deceased would
receive compensation as per their insurance cover along
with a matching amount from the company. However, the
company did not specify the quantum of the compensation.
Sical Logistics states that the number of crew onboard
as filed with the directorate general of shipping was
17 and all their statutory certificates were valid and
up-to-date, reports state the ship''s crew manifest lists
only 14. Sical is yet to clarify the anomaly.
logistics company bagged the Rs126.5-crore thee-year
contract to operate and maintain ONGC''s 17 Samudrika
vessels this June. This is the fifth time Sical Logistics
had bagged the order.