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Indian Merchant Ship Stranded in China for 6 months is all set to return
Team Sea and Coast | 11/01/2021
MV Jag Anand, stuck in China with 23 Indian seafarers on board, is all set to return home after efforts from MEA, said the government on Saturday.
"Our seafarers stuck in China are coming back to India! Ship MV Jag Anand, having 23 Indian crews, stuck in China, is set to sail toward Chiba, Japan to carry out crew change, will reach India on 14th January. This could only happen due to strong leadership of PM Narendra Modi," said Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C).
He added, "I deeply appreciate the humanitarian approach of the Great Eastern Shipping Company towards the seafarers and standing by them in this crucial time!