MNDF Coast Guard has aided and assisted in the salvage of cargo boat Savaaree

Updated: 15-09-2022, 12:08

MNDF Coast Guard 1st Squadron sailors and divers alongside the officers and crew of Coast Guard Ship Shaheed Ali aided and assisted in the salvage of cargo boat "Savaaree" which stranded near the harbor entry of HDh. Nolhivaranfaru on 8th September 2022.

The extended operation spanned a total of 5 days with divers executing continuous dive operations and the crew of CGS Shaheedh Ali and sailors of 1st Squadron assisting the Nolhivaranfaru council and the people.

Majority of the vessel’s main machinery including the engine, shaft, generator, and major portions of the hull were pulled ashore in this operation. Moreover, much of the debris as well as cargo were cleared from the site and brought to shore.

The aid and assistance operation concluded on the 13th of September 2022.