MNDF Southern Area provides aid to a fishing vessel split in half

Updated: 03-07-2021, 09:39


MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron has provided aid to a fishing vessel split in half with 25 men onboard.

Fishing vessel “Moahiri” being split in half, about 8.95 nautical miles north of GA. Dhevvadhoo was reported to MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron today at 07:11 followed by immediate dispatch of help. MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron along with the owner of the vessel made arrangements in towing the vessel to GA. Gemanafushi today at 12:20. Bad weather is held responsible for the incident.

No one onboard sustained any harm following the incident.