Coast Guard intercepts overloaded vessel in Chaguaramas

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    An overloaded vessel was intercepted by the Coast Guard in the waters off the coast of Chaguaramas yesterday.

    The vessel was intercepted and escorted back to Alcan Bay where a head count was done.

    Onboard were 76 passengers and crew – 40 females and 36 males.

    All persons were handed over to the Police Service for further processing.

    The Coast Guard is now reminding all citizens and other maritime users that, in accordance with current Public Health regulations, it is illegal to be a part of any gathering exceeding 10 persons while engaged in any marine activity.