INS Visakhapatnam comes to rescue of merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) The Indian Navy’s Guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam, deployed in the Gulf of Aden, responded to a distress call from MV Marlin Luanda on Friday night.

According to the Indian Navy post on X, The fire fighting efforts onboard the distressed Merchant Vessel is being augmented by the NBCD team along with firefighting equipment, deployed by INS Visakhapatnam to assist the crew onboard the MV.

The merchant vessel had 22 Indians and one Bangladeshi crew onboard.

The Indian Navy remains steadfast and committed towards safeguarding MVs & ensuring safety of life at sea, the Indian Navy said.

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