Eight Indonesians jailed for MT Orkim Harmony hijacking in Malaysia

Eight Indonesians jailed for MT Orkim Harmony hijacking in Malaysia

Eight Indonesians were sentenced to between 15 and 18 years in prison by a Malaysian court for the hijacking of an oil tanker last year, an official said Monday (Nov 28). The tanker MT Orkim Harmony was carrying …
Nov 29, 2016 /  Piracy
Drastic decline in piracy, sea robberies in Malaysian waters

Drastic decline in piracy, sea robberies in Malaysian waters

Piracy and sea robbery cases in Malaysian waters saw a drastic decline, compared to the previous year. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) director-general Admiral Datuk Seri Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said that from …
Aug 31, 2016 /  Piracy
Russian Oil Tanker Detained by Malaysian Authorities Anchored in Recommended Area

Russian Oil Tanker Detained by Malaysian Authorities Anchored in Recommended Area

The owner of the Russian oil tanker MT Zolotoj Most, detained in Malaysia for entering its territorial waters without permission, said the vessel had anchored in the recommended area where it had stayed before. On …
Aug 23, 2016 /  Vessels
Security and safety vital in seas off Malaysia

Security and safety vital in seas off Malaysia

Security and safety in the Straits of Malacca and the South China Sea is vital to the economic welfare of the country and well managed response and co-ordination is vital during mass rescue operations. These were the …
Aug 11, 2016 /  Curious
Oil Tanker Operators Detected Selling Diesel Illegally In East Coast-MMEA

Oil Tanker Operators Detected Selling Diesel Illegally In East Coast-MMEA

Oil tanker operators especially those operating in the Malaysia’s East Coast have been detected to sell their remaining stock of diesel from the vessel illegally to buyers in the waters, as extra income. Kemaman …
Jul 20, 2016 /  Vessels
ReCAAP: Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Incidents in Asia in Feb 2016

ReCAAP: Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Incidents in Asia in Feb 2016

OVERVIEWA total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2016. No piracy incident was reported. Graph 1 below shows the number of incidents reported between February 2015 and …
Mar 14, 2016 /  Piracy
Container ship OLF arrested for hit and run after colliding with two tankers in Singapore Strait

Container ship OLF arrested for hit and run after colliding with two tankers in Singapore Strait

The container ship Olf (ex Elbwolf) was detained on Pengerang Anchorage by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Feb 23, 2016, following a hit and run accident, which took place in the evening of Feb …
Feb 23, 2016 /  Accidents
MMEA detained tanker and 2 small vessels due to illegal bunkering

MMEA detained tanker and 2 small vessels due to illegal bunkering

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Nov 22, 2015, detained three vessels for illegal bunker oil transfer in the waters of Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, Indonesia. Image: sunpix The Atami Maru was …
Nov 23, 2015 /  Curious
Two Vessels Arrested in Malaysian Waters for Illegal Oil Transfer

Two Vessels Arrested in Malaysian Waters for Illegal Oil Transfer

Two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer were arrested by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in Johor waters, Malaysia on Saturday. Image: MMEA MMEA official, captain …
Oct 30, 2015 /  Curious
MMEA detained three cargo ships off Malaysia

MMEA detained three cargo ships off Malaysia

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained two vessels suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer activities on October 5 while in Pengerang waters, southeast Johor, …
Oct 8, 2015 /  Vessels