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Update on Indian seamen on board LPG/C Candy and Maestro

January 23, 2019

1. Due to a shipping incident in the Black Sea involving two ships- the LPG/C Maestro and the LPG/C Candy on 21 January 2019, we regret to inform that there have been casualties among Indian seamen working on these ships. We convey our deepest condolences to families of those deceased.

2. List of deceased Indians

S. No. Name Name of Vessel
1. Pinal Kumar Bharatbhai Tandel LPG/C Candy
2. Vikram Singh LPG/C Candy
3. Sarvanan Nagarajan LPG/C Candy
4. Vishal Dod LPG/C Candy
5. Raja Debnarayan Panigrahi LPG/C Candy
6. Karankumar Haribhai Tandel LPG/C Maestro
3. List of missing Indians

S. No. Name Name of Vessel
1. Siddharth Meher LPG/C Maestro
2. Neeraj Singh LPG/C Maestro
3. Sebastian Britto Breezlin Sahayaraj LPG/C Maestro
4. Rushikesh Raju Sakpal LPG/C Candy
5. Akshay Baban Jadhav LPG/C Candy
6. Anandasekar Avinash LPG/C Maestro
4. List of rescued Indians

S. No. Name Name of Vessel
1. Harish Jogi LPG/C Maestro
2. Sachin Singh LPG/C Maestro
3. Ashish Ashok Nair LPG/C Maestro
4. Kamleshbhai Gopalbhai Tandel LPG/C Candy
5. Russian Maritime Agency and Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centre Novorossiysk are continuing efforts to locate those listed as missing. Any updates in this will be conveyed as soon as additional information is received from the Russian side.

6. Director General Communication Center, Indian Registry of Shipping , Mumbai is in touch with families of affected Indian seamen. Their contact number is 0091-22-22614646, 022 22610606.

7. Arrangements are being made after completion of necessary formalities to bring back the bodies of the deceased to India. The repatriation of the other sailors is also being facilitated through Director General Communication Center, Indian Registry of Shipping , Mumbai.

8. The emergency contact number of the Embassy of India in Moscow is 007-9652773414.

New Delhi
January 23, 2019

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