Saga Enterprise - Rescued 15 fishermen

Vessel rescued 15 fishermen at sea in the Indian Ocean at position Lat 23 deg 40.0 min (s); Long 056 deg 03.0 min (E), whilst enroute to Luanda, today 19/NOV 0548SMT/0148GMT.

The distress location was close to the Vessel's intended track. (about 2 NM). As per the advice from MRCC Reunion, vessel assisted the persons in distress and picked up the survivors.

MRCC Reunion has agreed to take the survivors and requested to arrive at the rendezvous position: Lat 20 deg 55.0 min (S); Long 055 deg 20.0 min (E).

Background:
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Their fishing vessel sailed out of Port Louis harbuor in Mauritius 03/Oct/2012. An explosion occurred onboard the fishing vessel on 03/Nov/2012 and the fishing vessel sank after 20 minutes.

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