AdvanFort crew update
They cannot leave until their company, AdvanFort, coughs up the cash.
Arrested US ship crew enjoy captive vacation
CHENNAI: For the 33 crew members of US ship M V Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested off Tuticorin in October last year for carrying weapons without permission in Indian waters, it has been a captive holiday in the city. Since March, when they were released on bail the crew, including British, Estonian, Ukrainian and a few Indians, have been ‘living it up’ at a Mylapore hotel – working out in the gym, sightseeing. Having run up a bill of Rs 8.10 lakh, they cannot leave until their company, US-based AdvanFort, coughs up the cash.
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