Merchant ships helping in asylum seeker rescue
At least seven merchant vessels are assisting in the ongoing rescue of passengers from a capsized boat believed to have been transporting asylum seekers into Australia.
Image - Oliver Probert and OpenStreetMap
The incident is unfolding around 110 nautical miles north of Christmas Island. It is in the Indonesian Search and Rescue Region.
Customs and Border protection this morning confirmed to Lloyd’s List Australia that the ships WSA Dragon, JPO Vulpecula, Conti Selenit,...
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