Longliner aground, 36 evacuated, Tuamotu

Reportedly, Taiwanese fishing vessel ran aground on southwest reefs of Atoll Arutua, Tuamotu, French Polynesia, on Mar 20 or 21. MRCC French Polynesia sent a helicopter to evacuated 36 crew, they are to be isolated prior to repatriation to 2 sister fishing vessels, which approached grounding site.
According to AIS tracks, there are three longliners in the area where accident occurred, all three are Chinese (SHEN GANG SHUN 1, SHEN GANG SHUN 2, SHEN GANG FA 1), at least two are owned by the same company. No Taiwanese fishing vessel in this specific area, so most probably, local media mistook Chinese longliners for Taiwanese ones.

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