Asian Forest Ship Sinking in Mangalore Sea..

The Hong Kong based private vessel M.V. Asian Forest', which was stranded after listing at 50 degree, about 15 nautical miles from New Mangalore Port in Karnataka (India), sunk in the Arebian Sea On July 18,2009.The vessel carrying 14,500 MT iron ore fines from the Port to China. sunk in the evening after further listing due to rough weather. The merchant vessel belonging to a private firm in Hong Kong. All the 18 Chinese crew members of the vessel were rescued yesterday by the speed boat and Coast Guard Ship, 'Sankalp..Here is the Resque opration Live Coverage..!!!

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