The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday (21 September) said it detained a Mongolian-flagged tanker in eastern Johor waters for anchoring without permit.
The vessel was discovered by the Tanjung Sedili Maritime Zone’s patrol team at 1.35 pm on Sunday (20 September) about 14 nautical miles east of Tanjung Siang while they were performing routine inspections.
Initial investigations revealed that the tanker had six crew and a captain onboard who were all Indonesian nationals aged 24 to 63 years old. The vessel was not carrying any cargo.
“The vessel has been detained, and the captain along with a crew member have been brought into the Tanjung Sedili Maritime Zone’s office for further questioning,” said Maritime Commander Tan Ah Bik, MMEA Tanjung Sedili Maritime Zone Deputy Director.
“Inspection of the vessel’s documents revealed that it is registered in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and it will be investigated under Section 491B(1)(L) of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 for the offence, and if found guilty, carries a maximum jail term of two years and or a maximum fine of RM 100,000 (USD 23,823).”
Photo credit: MMEA
Published: 20 September, 2020
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