Missing fiber-glass boat found, passengers still missing
December 29, 2018 4:48 pm
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was also briefed on the latest updates. [Source: FMSRCC]
The missing yellow fiber-glass boat that left Nawaikama, Gau en-route for Levuka earlier this week has been found.
Fiji Navy Commander, Captain Humphrey Tawake says the boat was found yesterday at 4pm, submerged in the Bau waters.
Tawake says the seven passengers are still missing and they together with the Fiji Maritime Surveillance Rescue Coordination Centre and Police will continue searching.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was also briefed on the latest updates.
The public is requested to call crime stoppers on 919 or the Eastern Command Centre on 9905 563 should they have any information that might be of assistance.
#SAR (Lomaiviti waters) Eagle eye capture of RFNS Kikau running her search track through Lomaiviti waters as she continues her search for missing persons#Fiji #TeamFiji if heading out on the water – be safe, be equipped, be informed and be ready! pic.twitter.com/e3C8oKy2Gw
— FMSRCC (@fmsrcc) December 28, 2018
#SAR (Lomaiviti waters) RFNS Kikau departed Suva early this morning to assist with the search for a missing boat with 7pob
— FMSRCC (@fmsrcc) December 27, 2018