The Penang division of the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Thursday (9 January) detained a Netherlands-flagged cargo vessel under section 491B(l) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 for anchoring in a non-anchorage area without permission, according to an MMEA official statement.
The ANET was found 22.2 nautical miles southwest of Kendi Island at 1230 hours on Thursday, said Penang State MMEA Director Captain Hamizan Harun.
The 12,007 dwt cargo vessel was manned by 12 crew members (Captain included), comprising of three Dutch, six Pilipino, two Ukrainian and one Russian nationals, he said.
If found guilty under section 491B(l) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952, those convicted may face a fine of up to RM100,000 or a jail term of up to two years or both, according to Captain Hamizan.
Photo credit: Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency
Published: 13 January, 2020
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