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Stranded STO cargo boat towed to Thilafushi Island

The State Trading Organization (STO) cargo boat left stranded off the coast of H. Dh. Kulhudhuffushi has been towed to K.Thilafushi.

The cargo boat, Bonthi II, was towed to K. Thilafushi with the assistance of a tugboat from ADK Traders.

ADK Traders says it has now transported Bonthi II to Thilafushi, and that neither the boat nor the cargo on board has been damaged.

Bonthi II was stranded 188 nautical miles outside H. Dh. Kulhudhuffushi after a rope got tangled in the boat’s propeller.

The boat was on its way back from India with 4,000 tons of cargo when the incident took place last Tuesday.

The boat was also assisted by Maldives National Defense Force’s Coastguard.

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