Coast Guard active following stranding of a cargo ship

Updated: 19-08-2021, 21:25

MNDF Coast Guard along with related government authorities have been active after receiving reports of a stranded cargo ship west of K.Rasfari.

Travelling from India to South Africa, cargo ship carrying 19 Philippine nationals was stranded after facing engine failure.

MNDF Male’ Area Coast Guard Squadron was dispatched following report received by MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) today around 12:48hrs.

Owner of the ship coordinating with related government authorities are taking measures necessary for the ship registered in Panama to resume its journey.