Cyclone ‘Nilam’: Search continues for missing sailors

Search operations were intensified on Thursday to trace five missing crew of an oil tanker that ran aground off a city beach hours before the landfall of cyclone ‘Nilam’ that swept through the northern parts of Tamil Nadu.

Search on for six missing sailors, probe ordered

Efforts continued Thursday to trace six missing sailors of an oil tanker that ran aground off a city beach even as 15 of their colleagues were rescued and a probe by the DG Shipping was ordered into the incident.

Malaysian firefighters board Taiwan tanker to locate missing sailors

Malaysian firefighters on Friday boarded a stricken Taiwanese oil tanker carrying 58,000 tonnes of naphtha fuel in the Malacca Strait to locate nine missing Chinese crew members, police said.