Fishing vessel

Fiji navy rescues fishing vessel crew member, 5 still missing

The search continues for five other crew including two Fijians and three Indonesians who jumped overboard in Fiji waters amid a reported ‘violent incident.’  

The survivor was rescued from a life raft and transferred to Fiji Police in Nadi.

According to the navy another two survivors, both Fijians who had remained onboard the distressed Fiji-flagged vessel Tiro 2 were picked up early this morning by a partner fishing vessel Sam Weon 11.

“FV Tiro 2 sank this morning after taking in water last night.”