Captain Arrested in Fatal High Seas Hit-N-Run Case

Police from the Indian state of Kerala on Monday arrested Gordon Charles Pereira, captain of the Singapore-flagged bulk-carrier M/V Prabhu Daya that was allegedly involved in a fatal high seas hit-n-run with an Indian fishing trawler off the Kerala coast on March 1, killing five fisherman. The arrest comes after a Madras High Court today dismissed a bail plea filed by … [Read more...]

High Seas Hit ‘n’ Run – Search is on for merchant vessel that collided with Indian fishing trawler, killing 2

The search is on for an unidentified merchant ship that collided with an Indian fishing trawler off the coast of Kerala, India, leaving 2 fisherman dead and 3 missing 1 missing.  Hindu times says that two fisherman first reported missing have been found.  A total of 7 were on board at the time of the collision. Officials say that the fishing trawler capsized and sank quickly … [Read more...]