About 15 out of 22 sailors of the "Mirach", who were detained by the Kanyakumari district administration, have got permission to go back to their native countries on May 21, 2011.
Steelguru reports that Pakistan Steel Mills would book no loss after the ship Mirach carrying 25,842 tonnes of iron ore for the mills ran aground off Indian waters.
Bulk carrier Mirach ran on the rocks in Anjugraman area, southern tip of India, on April 1 2011. It is believed vessel struck rocks in severe weather in shallow waters close to coastline.
Bulk carrier Mirach reported aground in 08-04.9N 077-17.2E (southern Indian coast, between Trivandrum and Anjugramam), April 1. Mirach IMO 8116881, dwt 27192, built 1982, flag Panama, manager/owner Mira Denizcilik, Turkey.