(Ops/Rescue) RED SEA – Eleven fishermen rescued after boat sinks in Red Sea

https://egyptindependent.com/eleven-fishermen-rescued-after-boatsinks-in-red-sea/ Red Sea authorities have rescued 11 fishermen after their boat, named “Nemaat Allah”, sank in the Red Sea on Thursday. Authorities received a distress signal stating that the boat was sinking due to a...

(Ops/MEDEVAC) MALDIVES – Man injured after fishhook accidentally lodges into eye

https://en.sun.mv/65597 A man has been injured after a fishing hook got lodged into his eye during a fishing expedition. Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said that the man was a crew member of a fishing...

(Ops/rescue) PAKISTAN – PMSA comes to stranded fishermen’s rescue

https://arynews.tv/en/watch-pmsa-comes-to-stranded-fishermensrescue/ Six fishermen stranded in the open sea were rescued by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The fishermen got stranded after the engine of their boat broke down about eight nautical miles off the...

(Ops/MEDEVAC) REUNION ISLAND – A fisherman is hoisted by helicopter and evacuated to the...

https://www.ipreunion.com/actus-reunion/reportage/2021/02/25/sauvetageen-mer-un-marin-pecheur-helitreuille-puis-evacue-vers-le-chu,131521.html On Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 4:45 p.m., CROSS was alerted by a fishing vessel, a 13-meter longliner based in the Port, that one of its crew members was in distress. The vessel was...

(Ops/MEDEVAC) OMAN – Merchant ship crew member airlifted to hospital in Oman

https://timesofoman.com/article/merchant-ship-crew-member-airliftedto-hospital-in-oman The Royal Air Force of Oman has conducted a medical evacuation for a crew member of a transiting merchant ship belonging to the Republic of Liberia. A statement issued by the Ministry of Defense (MoD),...

(Ops) MALDIVES – Dead body discovered in uninhabited island linked to drifting vessel

https://avas.mv/en/95843 Maldives Police Service have stated that the dead body recently discovered on uninhabited island, V. Fohtheyo Bodufushi is linked to a Sri Lankan dinghy vessel that was drifting in Maldivian waters. A group of...

(Ops) MALDIVES – 28-year-old injured in second MPL accident dies in hospital

https://raajje.mv/95509 28-year-old Imran Ali who was left with serious injuries following an accident at the Male’ port earlier this month, has passed away in hospital in India. Imran was left with serious injuries after a...

(Ops/ search) SUEZ CANAL – Search continues for 4 missing after boat sinks

https://www.egyptindependent.com/body-recovered-search-continues-for-4-missing-after-boat-sinks-at-suez-canal/ A boat from the Edwardo Marine Services Company sank in the early hours of Wednesday at the northern entrance to the Suez Canal with five people on board, including the captain, two sailors, and...

(Ops/rescue) OMAN – Seven people aboard two damaged boats rescued

https://timesofoman.com/article/seven-aboard-two-damaged-boatsrescued-in-oman Coast Guard police rescued passengers on board two boats whose engines broke down while at sea. The Royal Oman Police (ROP) said: "Coast Guard police boats responded to the distress calls of two Omani...

(News) QATAR – Safety measures in marine vehicles: Tips from MoI

https://menafn.com/1101598613/Qatar-Safety-measures-in-marinevehicles-Tips-from-MoI&source=222 The Qatari Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged citizens and residents to follow safety measures in marine vessels. In a post on social media, the MoI listed a few tips to ensure safety while using a...