By Wendy Laursen 2015-05-31 19:42:42
The ONGC supply vessel Vestfonn suffered an engine room fire on Sunday, in the Mumbai High field, about 200km west of Mumbai, India.
The OSV Ahalya evacuated 24 of the 33 crew from Vestfonn, leaving the remainder on board to contain the fire.
Coast Guard Regional Headquarters Mumbai diverted aircraft to assess the situation and coordinated support efforts from vessels in the area including OSVs BS Negi and Ocean Diamond.
The fire was contained on Sunday evening, and Vestfonn is under tow by another ONGC vessel Malviya 24.
Vestfonn is a 6,100-bhp OSV built in 1983.