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176 Passengers On Board MV Spirit of Altruism Safe

One-hundred and seventy-six passengers have been confirmed safe after MV Spirit of Altruism was stuck on the Cakaudavui Reef earlier today. Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure David  Kolitagane who was at Natovi
02 Apr 2018 21:41
176 Passengers On Board MV Spirit of Altruism Safe
The MV Spirit of Altruism stuck at the Cakaudavui Reef. In the background is Ovalau and Naigani Island. Photo: Nemani Turagaiviu

One-hundred and seventy-six passengers have been confirmed safe after MV Spirit of Altruism was stuck on the Cakaudavui Reef earlier today.

Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure David  Kolitagane who was at Natovi Jetty confirmed that the passengers were all safe and no one was injured.

Passengers arrived at the Natovi jetty on board another Patterson Brothers Seaboard Shipping Company Limited Shipping vessel.

They arrived at 9pm.

The MV Spirit of Harmony arrives at the Natovi jetty. Photo: Losirene Lacanivalu

The MV Spirit of Harmony arrives at the Natovi jetty carrying passengers who were stranded on the MV Altruism. Photo: Losirene Lacanivalu

Earlier in the day, the Fiji Maritime Surveillance Rescue Coordination Center was closely monitoring the situation.

 

 

 

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