Panama-flagged cargo ship runs aground off Rasfari

Panama-flagged cargo ship Navios Amaryllis runs aground on a reef to the west of K. Rasfari on August 19, 2021. (Photo/MNDF)

A cargo ship has run aground on a reef off the coast of K. Rasfari. 

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said the incident was reported to the authorities at 12:48 pm this Thursday. 

The Panama-flagged 190-meter long Navios Amaryllis wrecked on the reef to the west of Rasfari. 

MNDF Coastguard are at the scene assisting in the rescue of the ship in collaboration with relevant state institutions.