The ship's owner says the latest indications are that the ship was 415 nautical miles south-east of Mauritius. According to an association of fishermen in Taiwan, the ship was in the area to fish for tuna and marlin.
In a statement to Focus Taiwan News Channel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country said to have sought the assistance of Mauritius.
But the Mauritius Police explained that the distance indicated by the owner "Fu Fa No. 12" falls under the jurisdiction of Reunion.