The Marine Department of Malaysia on 10 January released a statement regarding clearance for out of port bunkering activities at the Tompok Utara area in Desaru, Johor.
According to the statement, all bunker vessels that have received the necessary clearance for out of port bunkering operations may do so at the following coordinates ONLY:
|01° 34.58’ North||104° 24.84’ East|
Additional information in the statement regarding bunkering operations in the area include:
All bunkering activities are monitored under Section 491B(3) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 and any violations carry a maximum jail term of two years and or a maximum fine of RM 100,000 (USD 23,823).
Photo credit: Marine Department of Malaysia
Published: 29 January, 2021
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