The housing ministry has ordered the removal of illegally docked vessels in Male’ and Villimale’.
In a statement, the ministry ordered that the vessels be removed by next month.
Vessels that remain docked after the deadline will be removed by the ministry, it said.
Also in the statement, the ministry said the number of illegally docked vessels have been increasing, and includes vessels without a known owner or registration, vessels that have remained unused for a long time, and vessels that are being used as fish storage.
Due to this, the ministry said they receive complaints of difficulties faced by other vessels.