Tanker taking on water, probably sinking, Arabian sea UPDATE VIDEO

Jul 6 1250 UTC UPDATE: All 22 crew of the distressed tanker were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard, all are safe. Abandoned tanker is adrift, still taking on water. No information on cargo on board yet.

Product tanker GLOBAL KING 1 with 22 crew reportedly is taking on water, probably sinking, in Arabian sea some 70 nm west of northwest coast of India, since morning Jul 6. No AIS since 0230 UTC Jul 6, tanker at that time was limping at some 4 knots speed. She’s en route from Khor Fakkan Anchorage, UAE, Gulf of Oman, to Karwar India, ETA Jul 7. Awaiting updates.

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