MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard evacuates a man onboard a fishing vessel

Updated: 11-10-2021, 11:05


MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron has evacuated a man aboard a fishing vessel.

Fishing vessel named “Samaku” was fishing 22 nautical miles northeast of Gn.Fuvahmulah when the health condition of the foreign crewman deteriorated.  Following the distress call received at MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) around 07:34hrs today, MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron made its way to the fishing vessel. The foreign crewman was evacuated to Fuvahmulah around 10:27hrs today.