At Sea

Fuel boat traveling to Male’ crash on reef

A fuel boat traveling to Male’ City has crashed on a reef.

MNDF said that the vessel named “Dhondhooni 3” started its journey from Laamu Atoll and crashed on the reef of Noonu Atoll Naalaafushi.

The incident involving the vessel carrying 2000 liters of diesel with a crew of one local and two expatriates was reported at 1:10 a.m. And the MNDF Central Area Coast Guard was mobilized to assist the vessel.

MNDF said that the sea is rough and the tide is strong at the scene of the incident.