Coastal freighter MSV Arul Seeli sank off Beypore, India
Coastal cargo vessel MSV Arul Seeli sank at night Mar 29 about 21nm off the Beypore, en route from Beypore port in Kerala, India to Kavarathi in Lakshadweep Islands. Vessel was carrying a cargo of some 150 tons, including cows and construction materials, with 8 crew on board. Fishermen rescued 3 crew, 5 are missing. MSV Arul Seeli, MMSI 419800910, length 30 meters, flag India. Judging from the disaster description, it’s a coastal cargo vessel, maybe dhow, but fitted with AIS.