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PRIVATE OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSEL CAUGHT FIRE OFF VISHAKAPATNAM

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A private Offshore Support Vessel caught fire off Vishakapatnam and the crew were
in distress as they jumped out to save themselves. The ship Coastal Jaguar was
reportedly caught on fire at 1130 hrs.
ICGS Rani Rashmoni which was in area was diverted to coordinate the rescue
operation. ICGS Rani Rashmoni in coordination with the VPT boats rescued the distressed
crew. 28 out of the 29 crew present onboard have been rescued, search for one missing
crew is in progress. ICGS Samudra Paheredar, ICG Helicopter and ICGS C-432 were
pressed into action to further augment the rescue efforts.

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