MNDF aids a flooding vessel

Updated: 16-10-2021, 19:00

MNDF has aided “Pilot Boat” belonging to Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) which was reported flooding.

Boat carrying 4 people was traveling near Malé City when it’s hull broke with a crashing wave and started taking on water. Both MNDF Coast Guard Second Squadron and MNDF Fire and Rescue Service acted as a distress call was received at MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) today around 15:11hrs.  

De watering pumps were used in coping with the situation as the boat soon entered the harbor of Number 1 Jetty.

No one was harmed in the incident.