Malaysia Detains Vessels For Illegal Oil Transfer



Incident : Vessels detained
Number of vessels involved : Three
Date : 22nd November 2015
Location : Four nautical miles off Teluk Ramunia

Vessels that were transferring fuel oil illegally were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) authorities.  MMEA Tanjung Sedili enforcement chief Capt revealed that the patrolling officers spotted the vessels on Sunday morning 9.15 am.

The ship from Myanmar carrying five crew members was spotted transferring oil to Kuching registered ship, carrying eight crew members and Jakarta registered ship, carrying 8 Indonesians.  All the three vessels were detained.

Source: The Star


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