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  • 13 September 2018
    Vessels

    The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said on Wednesday it had detained two vessels, with one of them being a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, claiming that they were carrying out an illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfer near Pengerang. Following a public tip on suspected STS oil fuel transfer carried out by the vessels, the two ships were […]

  • 14 July 2015

    Three Vietnamese nationals died after apparently inhaling poisonous gases while working in an enclosed part of a bulk carrier, some 4 miles off Tanjung Penyusup, according to Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Maritime captain at MMEA’s Tanjung Sedili District Amran Daud was reported by local media as saying that the agency received a distress call from the 1992-built […]

  • 7 September 2015

    The death toll from the last week’s accident in which a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia has risen to 61, Reuters reports. The deceased are mostly men, but also include one toddler and several women, according to Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). MMEA dispatched patrol boats from the Klang […]

  • 7 September 2015

    The death toll from the last week’s accident in which a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia has risen to 61, Reuters reports. The deceased are mostly men, but also include one toddler and several women, according to Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). MMEA dispatched patrol boats from the Klang […]

  • 14 July 2015

    Three Vietnamese nationals died after apparently inhaling poisonous gases while working in an enclosed part of a bulk carrier, some 4 miles off Tanjung Penyusup, according to Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Maritime captain at MMEA’s Tanjung Sedili District Amran Daud was reported by local media as saying that the agency received a distress call from the 1992-built […]

  • 8 October 2015

    The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer activities on October 5 while in Pengerang waters, southeast Johor, Malaysia. The ships in question are MT Vitology, registered in Equatorial Guinea, which is suspected of attempting to transfer 80,000 liters of marine gas oil to Vietnam-flagged […]

  • 25 June 2015

    A court in Malaysia sentenced nine Indonesian nationals to ten years in prison and one stroke with a rotan cane for the hijacking and the armed robbery of the Malaysia-flagged chemical tanker MT Sun Birdie off Pengerang in January 2015, local media reports. The Kota Tinggi Sessions court charged the men, aged between 26 and 48, under section […]

  • 29 October 2015

    Two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer were arrested by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in Johor waters, Malaysia on Saturday. MMEA official, captain Amran bin Hj Daud said that “two vessels were arrested by a Malaysian Maritime patrol boat at 12:28 pm yesterday (October 24th) about 2.2 nautical miles southeast of Tanjung Ayam”. The vessels in […]

  • 21 March 2018

    A massive multi-agency search-and-rescue (SAR) operation is underway to find the missing crew members of a Chinese sand-dredger that capsized off Malaysia’s southern coast earlier on Wednesday, reports the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). So far, authorities were able to save three Chinese citizens out of 18 crew members, and one was unfortunately found dead. MMEA Batu Pahat […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Seven more bodies have been recovered following Monday’s collision between a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) vessel and a boat carrying illegal immigrants off Tanjung Piai, bringing the number of casualties to eleven, according to Malaysian The Star.   An official involved in the search and rescue operation said that 61 people have been rescued […]

  • 23 July 2010

    The Penang Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained three vessels from Indonesia for encroaching into the Penang waters and carrying out illegal fishing on Wednesday and Thursday. MMEA maritime district enforcement head Commander Robert Teh Geok Chuan said the first operation on Wednesday led to the detention of an unregistered Indonesian vessel, 36 nautical […]

  • 3 September 2015

    At least 14 people died and 19 have been rescued after a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized Thursday morning in the Malacca Strait, off the coast of Selangor, Reuters reported a high officer from  Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) as saying. MMEA dispatched a patrol boat from the Klang Maritime District to the scene after local fishermen spotted the […]

  • 3 September 2015

    At least 14 people died and 19 have been rescued after a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized Thursday morning in the Malacca Strait, off the coast of Selangor, Reuters reported a high officer from  Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) as saying. MMEA dispatched a patrol boat from the Klang Maritime District to the scene after local fishermen spotted the […]

  • 29 October 2015

    Two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer were arrested by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in Johor waters, Malaysia on Saturday. MMEA official, captain Amran bin Hj Daud said that “two vessels were arrested by a Malaysian Maritime patrol boat at 12:28 pm yesterday (October 24th) about 2.2 nautical miles southeast of Tanjung Ayam”. The vessels in […]

  • 8 October 2015

    The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer activities on October 5 while in Pengerang waters, southeast Johor, Malaysia. The ships in question are MT Vitology, registered in Equatorial Guinea, which is suspected of attempting to transfer 80,000 liters of marine gas oil to Vietnam-flagged […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) recovered the chemical tanker Sun Birdie, reported to be missing on Wednesday, and arrested seven hijackers found onboard the vessel, ReCaap Information Sharing Centre reports. MMEA received information from the ship’s owner that the company lost contact with the vessel at around 10 pm local time, Wednesday. The last […]

  • 3 February 2010

    The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Tuesday detained 21 Vietnamese fishermen and seized two deep sea fishing vessels near Malong oil rig, about 90 nautical miles off Kuantan. Kuantan MMEA chief Capt Abdul Aziz Idrus said a team led by Lieut Hafizi Mohd Rafiq was on patrol duty aboard KM Lang at 11am when it […]

  • 17 June 2014

    Pirates have stolen around 700,000 litres of diesel fuel (worth approximately $434,000) from the ‘MT Ai Maru’ oil tanker some 31 nautical miles east of Tanjung Sedili off Johor, Malaysia, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said on Sunday. The vessel was en route from Singapore to Cambodia. The hijacking was said to had been […]

  • 17 August 2016

    A product tanker carrying 900,000 liters of diesel, initially believed to be hijacked off the coast of Malaysia, could have fled to international waters due to a commercial dispute, local media reported Adon Shalan, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s (MMEA) Rear Admiral, as saying. Adon said that the tanker, MT Vier Harmoni, left Malaysian waters without paying a bond […]

  • 6 June 2016

    A group of pirates hijacked a barge carrying crude palm kernel oil (CPKO) on June 2nd off Mukah, Sarawak, East Malaysia, stealing 3,000 liters of the CPKO. On 3 Jun 16, piracy watchdog the ReCAAP ISC received information from the Sarawak and Sabah Shipowners’ Association (SSSA) that the owners lost communication with the towing barge Ever Dignity and […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Liberia-flagged oil/products LR tanker MT Almi Spirit was boarded by six pirates in the Strait of Singapore today, Admiral Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar, the Director General of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), reported via Twitter. The six men boarded the 2007-built tanker at around 7 a.m. local time in Indonesian waters, while the vessel was en route […]

  • 4 November 2011

      Some 251 merchant ships and boats that pass through the Melaka Straits have been inspected by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)… (Bernama) [mappress] Source: Bernama, November 4, 2011