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US ship crew`s bail cancelled by PSJ court

Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday cancelled the conditional bail granted by a lower court to 35 crew members of a private US ship.

Bail pleas of all the crew members of US ship dismissed by Madras HC

Madras HC dismissed bail petitions of all the crew members of a US ship, arrested on charges of illegally carrying weapons on board the vessel and straying into Indian waters.

Court rejects bail plea of 35 MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew members

A local court on Wednesday dismissed the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of the detained US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio.

Three crew of US ship remanded to 5-day police custody

A local court remanded three crew members of detained US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio to five days police custody.

MV Seaman Guard Ohio’s owners requests India to release all 35 crew

Private US Firm AdvanFort International today requested India to release all 35 crew members of their detained ship M V Seaman Guard Ohio, saying the vessel has not trespassed into its territorial waters.

US firm claims vessel was not in Indian waters

The company owning the seized US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio told a court that the vessel neither strayed into Indian waters nor was there any illegality in carrying arms and ammunition by it.

US ship`s foreign crew shifted to Chennai

Twentytwo foreign nationals among the 35 arrested crew of detained US-based private ship were today shifted from the Central Prison at Palayamkottai here to Chennai while a court remanded three others to police custody for seven days, officials said.

MV Seaman Guard Ohio: US Consulate officials visit prison

The controversy surrounding the arrest of the crew of detained US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio took another turn on Monday with the vessel’s chief engineer reportedly trying to commit suicide in prison.

India justifies detention of US ship, crew`s arrest

India on Friday justified the detention of a ship owned by an American company and the arrest of its crew, saying the action was taken as the vessel in Indian waters carried arms, ammunition and armed guards without necessary authorisation.

MV Seaman Guard Ohio: TN Police tight-lipped on probe

All 35 crew members of US ship MV seaman Guard Ohio were arrested today and produced before a magistrate court and remanded in custody. Clearly, the standoff over the detention of the arms-laden ship in Tuticorin port may explode into a diplomatic row even as the United Kingdom has sought consular access to its six nationals.

Tamil Nadu police defend detention of US ship, crew

Tamil Nadu police on Thursday defended their action of detaining the US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio asserting there is prima facie case against them for illegally straying into Indian territorial waters.

US ship may escape action if it was beyond Indian waters: Dy NSA

Flying West African country Sierra Leone`s flag, Seaman Guard Ohio, owned by US company AdvanFort was in Indian waters Friday night around 15 nautical miles from Tuticorin port.

Arms-laden US ship in Tuticorin: Why this silence?

The Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu may have said that the American ship, detained by Coast Guard off Tamil Nadu coast for carrying arms, was not involved in gunrunning, a number of pertinent questions remain unanswered.

US ship case transferred to Tamil Nadu Q branch

The controversial case involving a private US ship illegally carrying arms off Tuticorin coast has been transferred to Tamil Nadu Q Branch for an extensive probe, a top police official said on Tuesday.

Detained US ship not involved in gunrunning: Sandhu

Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu today said he did not think that the American ship, detained by National Coast Guard off Tamil Nadu coast for carrying arms, was involved in gunrunning.

Arms-laden US ship in Tuticorin may not be involved in gun-running, says India

Over 48 hours have passed since MV Seaman Guard Ohio, a ship owned by US company AdvanFort, was detained by Indian Coast Guard off the Tuticorin port in Tamil Nadu, but there are still no clear answers on how the ship entered Indian waters carrying arms and ammunition without any permits.

Detained ship may be floating armoury to check piracy: Dy NSA

The government is awaiting a report on an American ship, detained by Coast Guard for its suspicious movement in Indian waters, believed to be a floating armoury meant to supply arms to private agencies engaged in stopping piracy in high seas.

Centre seeks report on detained US ship

Taking a serious view of the suspicious movement of an American ship in Indian waters, the Centre on Monday sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the vessel which was detained for carrying arms and buying diesel unauthorisedly.

Marine Police to bring out facts on ship with arms: Coast Guard

Tamil Nadu Marine Police will bring out all facts about MV Seaman Guard Ohio, the ship carrying arms, now berthed in Tuticorin Port and proceed further if needed, a top Coast Guard official said.

Ship carrying arms and security guards detained: Coast Guard

A ship carrying arms and security guards among its 35-member crew was detained by Coast Guard off Tuticorin coast on Saturday.