Japanese longliner on fire, Indian ocean

Japanese fishing vessel MYOJIN MARU NO.8 on Jul 16 was reported on fire, drifting in Indian ocean, W of Australian West Coast. No other information available at the moment.
Longliner MYOJIN MARU NO.8, IMO 9810771, GT 479, built 2016, flag Japan.

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