MNDF Southern Area aids in the medical evacuation of a crewman belonging to a foreign cargo vessel.

Updated: 28-06-2021, 07:25

MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron has aided in the medical evacuation of a crewman in critical condition belonging to “MT-New Melody”, enroute from America to Taiwan.

Following reports received by MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center on the 26th of this month around 21:58hrs, the foreign vessel was granted clearance by related government authorities in travelling closer up to 8 nautical miles east of S.Gan where the Chinese male aged 27 was transferred to a vessel of MNDF Coast Guard Southern Area.

Foreign national was evacuated to Addu City Feydhoo today at 11:27hrs.