The Captains of two vessels previously detained by the Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) were each fined MYR 65,000 (USD 15,664) after being charged for the following offences:
The vessels were charged under Section 491B(1)(L) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 for anchoring without a permit, Section 361(6) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 for failing to produce a Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claim (LLMC) insurance policy, and Section 381A (6) for failing to produce a wreck removal policy.
Both cases were heard at the Kota Tinggi Courthouse by Salawati binti Djambari.
Photo credit: MMEA
Published: 21 October, 2020
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