Detention off Sekinchan
The 'Tao Brave' was detained approximately 17.1 nautical miles west of Sekinchan in Malaysia, on March 21, 2023. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency detained the vessel and its 22 crew members for allegedly anchoring without permission. The captain and one crew member were taken to the Selangor State Maritime Headquarters for further investigations.
Medevac off New Mangalore
The Indian Coast Guard coordinated the medical evacuation of Dong Xiaoxuan, the Chinese second engineer who suffered from partial paralysis, from the "Tao Brave", enroute to Dahej from Port Hedland. The Coast Guard deplyoed the "Kasturba Gandhi" that was 26 nautical miles away, to the vessel. However, since the sailor was not in a critical condition, its services were not required. The local agents of the vessel, on receipt of information from the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Mumbai at 2.45 p.m. liaised and established communication with customs, port and local police on the matter. The agent hired a tug to get Xiaoxuan medevaced and brought him to New Mangalore Port.Upload News