Today, during daylight hours, the general cargo ship MV Niumath, built in 1991 collided with other vessels alongside at the old Tuticorin harbour. She is 30 years old.
Before coming to a halt, she is said to have lost control of her engines and collided with two other ships.
|Ship type||General Cargo Ship|
|Flag||Saint Kitts & Nevis|
|Summer Deadweight (t)||380|
|Length Overall (m)||45|
|Year of Built||1991|
Cargoes carried by the MV Niumath
Normally, she transports perishable goods from Tuticorin to the Maldives.
Her operator is MIDSEA SHIPPING LINE COMPANY PVT LTD, IMO / Reg. No.: 9072927.
She was being commanded by a Maldivian Master at the time of the incident.
The incident is currently being investigated by the authorities.