INS Visakhapatnam comes to rescue after distress call from ship in Gulf of Aden
Indian Navy’s guided missile destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, deployed in the Gulf of Aden, responded to a distress call from MV Marlin Luanda last night.
The Spokesperson of the Indian Navy said in a social media post that the firefighting efforts onboard the distressed Merchant Vessel are being augmented by the NBCD team along with firefighting equipment, deployed by INS Visakhapatnam to assist the crew onboard the MV.
The MV has 22 Indian and one Bangladeshi crew onboard. The spokesperson said that the Indian Navy remains steadfast and committed towards safeguarding MVs and ensuring the safety of life at sea.