Coast Guard

Speed boat traveling from Shaviyani Atoll crash on reef

A speed boat traveling from Shaviyani Atoll to Male’ City has crashed on reef near the uninhabited island of Noonu Atoll Dhekenfaru.

The incident involving the 43-foot vessel named “Royal Speed” was reported to the Coast Guard around 1:05 a.m. last night.

Information Officer of the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), Ibrahim Azim, said that they are working with the owner to find another vessel to rescue the speed boat.

MNDF Northern Area Coast Guard is operating at the scene of the incident with Coast Guard divers assisting in the efforts to rescue the vessel.