source: ILO Mauritius – MRCC Mauritius

On 11 Sept 2019 at 0800 h (LT) a fire broke out on board Fishing Vessel JIN YUAN berthed alongside fish Quay A. Port Emergency Services, MPA tugs and NCG attending the case. The vessel has been towed by MPA Tug outside harbour and is presently off Port Louis harbour about 3nm. The vessel is still on fire and fire fighting is in progress by MPA tugs and NCG Harbour Security on board HDB H11 is providing security coverage.
Type : Fishing Vessel
Call Sign : BH 3454
Flag : Taiwanese
Agent confirmed that there is no casualty. Mauritius Radio Services has been intimated to broadcast for vessels navigating in vicinity to keep clear. No collateral damaged observed. Further report to follow.