A Coast Guard ship and one of its Dornier aircraft were despatched from its base at Haldia Port, which reached the ship early this morning, Coast Guard Commander (NE) Inspector General K S Sheoran said here.
"All the 22 survivors including the captain of the ship were picked up by the Coast Guard vessel," Sheoran said.
The crew of the ship was rescued amid rough seas and inclement weather, he said.
"All the seamen are safe and on Coast Guard vessel which is headed towards Haldia port," Sheoran said.
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