Seafarers to be cautious of the weather.

Updated: 10-05-2021, 11:04

Seafarers are advised to be cautious of the weather as the National Meteorological Center predicts stormy weather, rough seas and winds speeds up to 55kph for the following 5 days.

Crewmen and Captains of vessels are advised to be up to date with the latest weather reports and should verify the vessels they travel in are equipped with functional water pumps, safety equipment and communication systems. Cargo ships should not exceed the given load limit and small vessels are advised not to travel during night or bad weather as it comprises safety. Vessels docked in and out of the harbour should be taken good care of.

Reports of incidents, without delay can be reported to the MNDF Coastguard toll free number 191.