MNDF Coast Guard has detained 2 foreign vessels in the economic seas of Maldives

Updated: 13-09-2021, 20:45

MNDF Coast Guard has detained 2 foreign fishing vessels illegally entered to the economic seas of Maldives.

While the first foreign fishing vessel was spotted around 17:55hrs on 11th September 2021, the second one was spotted around 05:54hrs on 12th September 2021.

Vessel “Asuruma 3”, who were fishing in the area, contributed significantly to the special operation conducted by MNDF Coast Guard in finding these illegally entered foreign vessels.

In coordination with related government authorities, Coast Guard Ship Shaheed Ali has now escorted the foreign vessels to the harbor of Hulhumale’.