MNDF mobilized to rescue sinking vessel near Vaadhoo

A harbour patrol vessel of the MNDF Coast Guard. (Photo/MNDF)

Coast Guard has been mobilized to rescue a sinking vessel near Vaadhoo in Male' Atoll. 

Media Officer of the MNDF said that the report came this morning around 9:34 a.m. 

MNDF said that the six people on board the 13-foot vessel carrying sand controlled the water they were taking in with a pump on board the vessel. 

And the owner of the vessel has found another boat to take it to a port. 


MNDF said that no one was injured in the incident and the Coast Guard launch is providing assistance to the vessel.