[Local News] MV Benita Sank

The MV Benita sank in the night of Saturday at 93.5 nautical miles from Mauritius at a depth of 4400 meters.

The ship that was being towed by the Ionian Sea FOS was en route to India when it capsized in the stern, the Five Oceans Salvage company said in an issued statement on Saturday evening. There was no one on board when the boat sank. The tow will remain on site to ensure there is no risk of pollution.