Four fishermen were injured after the Panama-registered tanker ship “Global Peak” hit a fishing vessel off the Cochin coast, on 22 September.
he fishing vessel was carrying 13 crew members onboard, when it was hit the ship in the rear. There were no casualties, but some sustained minor injuries.
What is more, the fishermen informed that the foreign ship’s crew members did not offer any assistance following the incident and that local fishermen, who were a witness to the accident from another vessel, rescued them and gathered details of the foreign tanker.
The police reportedly registered a case on the complaint filed by the fishing boat owner named Ali Akbar.
The case is expected to be referred to the coastal police of Cochin for further examination.