Indian sailors stuck in China owing to Covid-19 set to return soon

Indian sailors stuck in China owing to Covid-19 set to return soon

23 Indian sailors onboard Indian ship M. V. Jag Anand, which has been stuck at Chinese port of Jingtang since June 2020, has finally got respite as the ship is all set to sail to Chiba, Japan for a crew change. This was announced by Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

Indian bulk cargo vessel MV Jag Anand has been on anchorage near Jingtang port in Hebei province of China since June 13 and it has 23 Indian sailors.

Another vessel, MV Anastasia, with 16 Indian nationals as its crew is on anchorage near Caofeidian port in China since September 20.

Both these vessels have been waiting for discharge of their cargo and there is a growing stress on the crew members on account of the long delay.


Current Affairs 2021

Current Affairs 2021