The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Saturday (19 September) said it detained a Panama-flagged tanker in Tanjung Penawar, along the Johor east coast for anchoring without permit.
The vessel was discovered by the MMEA patrol team at about 11.20 am, 11 nautical miles east of Tanjung Penawar while they were carrying out routine inspections on Friday (18 September).
“The vessel was detained for anchoring without a permit and failing to produce any documents to verify its insurance,” said Maritime Capt Mohd Zulfadli Nayan MMEA Tanjung Sedili Maritime Zone Director.
Initial investigations revealed that the tanker had fifteen crew and a captain onboard. The crew consisted of 9 Chinese nationals and five Indonesians all within the age of 22 to 62, said the MMEA.
The case 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), said the MMEA.
Photo credit: MMEA
Published: 21 September, 2020
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