Collision at sea between boat and WAMCO barge

A sea collision has taken place today between a boat and a barge owned by the Waste Management Corporation (WAMCO) to carry waste.

The incident took place around 6:30 p.m. near the WAMCO jetty area in Hulhumale'.

A large portion of the front of the boat anchored in the area was damaged in the collision after the WAMCO vessel hit as it was leaving the jetty.

Maldives Police Service is investigation the cause of the collision.