Kenyan-flagged vessel grounded in Seychelles freed after a month

Authorities on Friday freed a foreign vessel that went aground in Seychelles over a month ago, the Ports Authority said.

The Kenyan-flagged vessel, Diamond Ace Number 1, went aground on the night of Friday, August 24 in the vicinity of Long and Cerf Island, an area designated as a marine park. According to the captain, the vessel was calling into Port Victoria to refuel as it was running low on fuel. However, authorities in Seychelles said the vessel had not received authorisation to dock at Port Victoria.

Neil Rene, a representative of the Seychelles Ports Authority, told SNA that “the operation team was deployed at 5….
Source: Seychelles News Agency