The Selangor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Saturday (20 January) said it detained a Panama flagged tanker for allegedly anchoring without a permit on Friday, 19 February.
“The vessel was discovered 4.5 nautical miles Southwest of Tanjung Gabang at 12.30 MMEA patrol vessel KM Danga which was out on patrol,” said Maritime Captain Mohamad Rosli bin Kassim, Diretor, MMEA Selangor.
MMEA discovered the vessel on its journey from Singapore to South Africa.
Maritime Captain Rosli noted there were 25 crew onboard, all of whom were Chinese nationals aged between 30 to 57 years old holding proper identification documents.
The detention order for the vessel has been issued and two crew members have been brought to the Selangor State Maritime Headquarters for further investigations.
Maritime Captain Rosli reminded all shipowners any activity in Malaysian waters requires the appropriate permits to be issued by the authorities in order to avoid legal action being taken and that the MMEA is being vigilant to safeguard security in Malaysian waters.
A series of earlier MMEA detentions have been reported by Manifold Times (below):
Related: MMEA detains Thailand registered tanker for allegedly anchoring illegally in Selangor
Related: MMEA detains Singapore flagged tanker suspected of illegal oil transfers in Selangor
Related: MMEA detains Panama flagged tanker for anchoring illegally in eastern Johor
Related: Malaysia: MMEA detains loaded oil tanker for allegedly anchoring illegally in Perak
Related: MMEA detains tanker ‘MT Tahiti’ in Malacca waters for anchoring without a permit
Related: MMEA detains St Kitts & Nevis registered tanker for anchoring illegally in eastern Johor
Related: MMEA detains Malaysia & Mongolia registered tankers for anchoring illegally in Johor
Related: Malaysia: MMEA detains tanker for anchoring without a permit in southeastern Johor
Photo credit: MMEA
Published: 22 February, 2021
The bank is filing an application for pre-action discovery at the High Court of the Republic of Singapore in order to ascertain its future direction of proceedings against Sinfeng, according to court documents.
‘We need to keep in mind the saying “penny wise pound foolish”,’ says Captain Rahul Choudhuri, the Managing Director AMEA at VPS, who stresses on the essential role of the Bunker Surveyor.
Legal representatives met at the High Court on Tuesday to discuss the discharge of KPMG liquidators from all liability in respect of conduct in the course of winding up, show court documents.
Global sentence adjusts to 80 month’s imprisonment term for both Chang and Koh under application of the Masui sentencing framework; fine of SGD 6.2 million against Chang remains unchanged.
Company has been ranked EIGHTH for 2020; ‘we are humbled and proud to be placed amongst the top ten winners of the Enterprise 50 Awards,’ says Satnam Singh, COO, Sing Fuels.
Mads Bjornebye, Manager of Bunker Services at Teekay Tankers Ltd, shares about the company’s perspective of e-BDNs, bunker purchasing & planning tools, while offering his thoughts on future marine fuels.