The captain of the port of Nazaré, Mário Lopes Figueiredo, told Lusa that the Navy corvette NRP João Roby remained overnight in the area of operations, north of Pedrógão beach, with land patrols resuming at first light.

The vessel initially had 4 men on board however the captain was able to swim to shore after the vessel got into trouble on Friday. Three crew members remain missing, two men of Indonesian nationality and a Moroccan.