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Miclyn Express Offshore secures charter extensions in the Middle East

Splash24/7 18 Oct 2021
The company currently operates 29 crew boats, two workboats, five AHT, two AHTS, and one accommodation work barge in the Middle East. .
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12 crew rescued as cargo ship M V Kanchan sinks off Gujarat coast

Indian Express 22 Jul 2021
Hence they diverted M V Hermeez and saved all 12 crew members ... In May, an accommodation barge P 305 and a tug Varaprada working for the Oil and Natural Gas Commission sunk off Mumbai, and 79 persons were killed due to Cyclone Tauktae. Another accommodation barge called Gal Constructor is still stuck at Vadrai in Palghar ... Tags. Gujarat Maharashtra ... Pune.
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Government weighs introducing age limit for ships

Business Line 09 Jul 2021
But, there is no age bar for continuation of operations ... While Kumar said the exercise to set an age limit for ships “started long time back”, sources briefed on the plan said the effort gained momentum in the wake of the sinking of an accommodation barge working for ONGC, after being hit by Cyclone Tauktake in May, in which 86 workers died ... ....
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Miclyn Express Offshore awarded long-term charters in the Middle East

Splash24/7 08 Jul 2021
The company currently operates 29 crew boats, two workboats, five AHT, two AHTS, and one accommodation work barge in the Middle East. .
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Mumbai: Blame game by arrested officials of barge company

The Times of India 06 Jul 2021
... from barge Paapa 305 (P305) which sank during Cyclone Tauktae. While most of the 186 crew members on the barge were rescued, 71 died and eight remain missing ... Several companies had provided manpower to work on the oil rig and the employees stayed on the accommodation barge, P305.
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P305 barge tragedy: Director of shipping company, 2 others arrested by Mumbai Police

Hindustan Times 03 Jul 2021
... with accommodation barge Papaa305 (P305) that had capsized in the Arabian Sea during Cyclone Tauktae on May 17, resulting in the loss of 75 lives ... Afcons had sub-contracted the works to various companies and had made accommodation arrangements for their workers in barge P305.
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Three officials of shipping firm arrested in barge P-305 sinking case

The Times of India 03 Jul 2021
Three officials including a director of a shipping firm have been arrested in connection with the sinking of the barge P-305 off the Mumbai coast during cyclone Tauktae, city police said on Saturday ... The barge was used to accommodate personnel working for the contractor.
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Barge P305: Casualties of Cyclone Tauktae

Hindustan Times 25 May 2021
The accommodation barge sank in Heera Oil Fields off the coast of Mumbai as Cyclone Tauktae barreled its way northwards along the Konkan coast ... In October 2020, Singh left his family in Ajagara village of Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, to work on the accommodation barge, P305 ... Prajapati had other family members working with him on the barge.
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NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of barge tragedy, raises concerns on rights of seafarers

Yahoo Daily News 23 May 2021
The Accommodation Work Barges (AWB) are reportedly the equivalent of rudimentary dormitories at sea for contract workers and their living conditions are spartan in a flat-bottom, floating structures called barge with cramped built-up accommodation ... New Covid Vaccine in the Works at IISC Bangalore.
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Arabian Sea barge case: NHRC notice to Petroleum Ministry, ONGC, Coast Guard

Yahoo Daily News 23 May 2021
The Accommodation Work Barges (AWB) are reportedly the equivalent of rudimentary dormitories at sea for contract workers and their living conditions are spartan in a flat-bottom, floating structures called barge with cramped built-up accommodation ... barge, the statement said.
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Horror at sea: Barge’s captain, owner did not pay heed to my warnings, says P-305 chief engineer

The Times of India 21 May 2021
I also tried to communicate with the barge owner, but they asked us to continue working ... “Accordingly, all vessels and barges, including P305, commenced moving out of their work locations on May 14 or 15 ... A shipping ministry official said a barge serves as accommodation for crew who work on ONGC platforms and rigs.
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Captain of barge P-305 that sank off Mumbai coast booked for negligence

The Times of India 21 May 2021
“The captain and the barge owners asked to continue working despite alert given about the weather warnings ... An official from the shipping industry said the barge serves as an accommodation for the crews those work on ONGC platforms and rigs. An accommodation barge is engineless and is usually need to be towed by a tug boat.
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India’s worst offshore disaster was avoidable

Hindustan Times 21 May 2021
Accommodation work barges (AWB) are the equivalent of rudimentary dormitories at sea for contract workers and their living conditions are spartan ... Barges are large, flat-bottom floating structures with cramped built-up accommodation, and when they have no self-propulsion, they are deemed to be “dumb”.
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'Worse than Titanic': Rescued crew of sinking barge recall horror at sea

The Times of India 20 May 2021
"People might have watched in '' movie the occupants jumping out of the sinking ship to save themselves and bodies floating, but we saw all this unfold before our eyes," Vishwajeet Bandgar (28), who worked on the barge as a welder, said after his rescue by the Navy.
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26 Dead, 49 Missing in Indian Offshore Barge Sinking

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2021
The Indian Navy reported Wednesday that at least 26 people from the sunken accommodations barge P305 are dead, and 49 are still missing ... P305 was one of three accommodations and work barges that broke loose from their moorings in the Bombay High region, prompting a challenging search, rescue and evacuation effort for hundreds of affected workers.
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