MNDF Coast Guard has seized a foreign fish boat.

Updated: 21-06-2021, 16:14

MNDF Coast Guard ship Huravee has seized a foreign fish boat, fishing illegal in the economic seas of Maldives.

MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center received related reports on the 19th of this month at 15:21hrs after a local fishing dhoani “SeaLine-03”, who were fishing 45 miles east off L.Atoll spotted the foreign boat.

Following a special operation conducted, Coast Guard ship Huravee seized the foreign boat manned with a crew of 5 in total, 139 nautical miles east off L.Atoll.

In coordination with related government authorities, Coast Guard ship Huravee has begun escorting the foreign fish boat to L.Atoll.