The vessel named SSCL KOLKATA, she has 1118 Teu capacity, at fire time was on the way from the transport of Krishnapatnam to Calcutta.

According to the report from India media, there were 22 Indian crew members and approximately 500 containers on board. The big fire caused a container exploded, about 70% of the deck has been destroyed.

After receiving the alert, the Indian Coast Guard promptly dispatched rescue ships and carry out rescue operations. Fortunately, all 22 crew members were rescued.