October 21, 2020

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Taiwanese 30-crew longliner abandoned, on fire, Arabian sea

UPDATE: The ship reported abandoned, burning, drifting. Crew understood to be rescued.
Contacts lost with 30-crew Taiwanese longliner YUAN TAI 216 since Jun 5, last known position around 08 00N 061 30 E, SE of Socotra, Arabian sea, afternoon Jun 5.
Longliner YUAN TAI NO.216, IMO 8650679, GT 748, flag Taiwan, owner TAI HSIANG HAO FISHERY CO.,LTD.