Olhão: Undocumented high-speed boat seized by GNR

The suspicious situation and the material seized indicate the "practice of crimes", according to the GNR

A high-speed vessel, without registration or documents, towed by a heavy vehicle, was seized this Tuesday, December 14, near the Ria Formosa, in the Olhão area. 

These movements were detected using the GNR's Integrated Surveillance, Command and Control System (SIVICC).

According to the Guard, "through surveillance between authorized crossing points at the maritime border", the UCC military began by detecting a heavy vehicle near the Ria Formosa, in the Olhão area.

"After monitoring the vehicle's movements, through auxiliary means of vision, complementary to the SIVICC, the military moved to the location" to inspect the vehicle.

It was there that it was found that the vehicle 'carried a high-speed vessel, without registration, equipped with four high-powered engines and various navigation equipment (which allow navigation on the high seas)'.

The suspicious situation and the material seized – the trailer, the boat and the equipment carried on the vessel – indicate “the commission of crimes”, according to the GNR.

An individual was also identified.

 



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