Boat with five crew stranded off Olhão

in Algarve · 22-02-2019 14:59:00 · 0 Comments
Boat with five crew stranded off Olhão

A fishing boat with five crew members on board became stranded yesterday off the coast of Olhão after running into a tuna trap

Local rescue facilities were deployed and confirmed no casualties were caused.


According to Faro port captain Cortes Lopes, the fishing vessel, which had Spanish crew but a Portuguese flag, sailed into the tuna trap during the early hours of yesterday morning, for unknown reasons, despite it being flagged on the nautical chart.



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