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Govt, Owners hid facts from HC: Lucky 7 cannot be re-floated, is beyond repair, will have to be cut up on Miramar beach

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While the High Court has taken a serious note of the grounding of the vessel Lucky 7 and instructed that the vessel be refloated immediately, the owners of the vessel and the Goa government seem to be concealing facts from the Court time and again. Recently the High Court said that till the time the owners do not refloat the ...

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Sand dunes and beach stretch eroded as Lucky 7 continues to damage Miramar beach

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  PANAJI: The wave radiation stress caused by the grounding of MV Lucky Seven at Miramar continues to erode the sand dunes and the beach stretch on the vessel’s southern side. Conditions for salvaging the vessel may improve with the sea becoming calmer. The vessel lay grounded in an oblique position from July 16 till Sunday evening, but floated with the tide and is ...

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Gopal Kanda’s GGHPL paid Rs 5 cr in “bribes” to get Approvals to Move Casino ship MV Lucky 7 to Mandovi river during the monsoon, alleges IACC

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BY  FLYNN REMEDIOS: More than one month ago, on 15th June, the India Against Corruption and Communalism (IACC) Forum had alleged that the Gopal Kanda promoted company Golden Globe Hotel Private Limited (GGHPL) paid or spent nearly Rs 5 crore in expenses and bribes to get all approvals, permissions and licenses for its casino vessel M V Lucky 7 to operate as ...

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Casino MV Lucky 7 fuel tank being emptied to lighten vessel: CoP

PANAJI: With the casino vessel M V Lucky Seven drifting towards the Miramar beach and getting grounded there after hitting a sandbar at the mouth of River Mandovi, Captain of Ports (CoP) James Braganza Monday said that around 12,000 litres of fuel is now being emptied from the vessel so as to lighten it. Braganza said that once the vessel ...

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Govt admits MV Lucky 7 could create a major mess in the sea as well as on Miramar beach if not moved immediately

Speaking to media persons on Monday evening about the grounding of the MV Lucky Seven offshore casino vessel at Miramar, Curchorem MLA and BJP spokesperson Nilesh Cabral admitted that the vessel could create a mess in the sea as well as on the beach if not moved immediately, and therefore, the government is trying to drag it away as soon ...

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Almost impossible to Move Casino MV Lucky 7 from its current spot, Ship could tilt or break and cause major Environmental damage

Marine-time experts and experienced salvagers have warned that the spot and location where the Casino vessel is stuck on the sandbar off the Miramar beach is a very tricky and dangerous location to salvage a ship the size of the MV Lucky 7, particularly in the monsoon season during very rough weather. IndiaScribes.com spoke to several experts from Mumbai who ...

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Nilesh Cabral blames ‘coalition compulsions’ read MGP, GFP and Vijai Sardesai for Casinos, says BJP against Casinos

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Hinting that coalition compulsions were responsible for allowing the casinos to function in Goa, the BJP on Monday said it is against the Casino industry. While Vijai Sardesai of the Goa Forward Party has recently gone on record to state that he and his party the GFP is against Casinos, one cannot help but wonder who was Nilesh Cabral hinting ...

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