MOL Comfort broke in two and sank in Arabian sea
Reportedly container ship MOL Comfort broke in two and sank in Arabian sea on June 17 2013, about 430nm southeast of Salalah, further details unknown. 26 crew rescued safe and sound. Vessel was en route from Far East to Northern Europe. Vessel was engaged on North Europe Express 1 Service, Far East – Northern Europe.
Next port of call was Jeddah, where the vessel was to arrive within the next 3 or 4 days.
First information indicate that the crew could abandon the ship with lifeboats and were assisted by the Yantian Express that moved nearby.