MMEA seeks two motherships to boost maritime surveillance

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is in need of two vessels to function as motherships to beef up security control and surveillance in the country’s waters, especially to curb intrusion by foreign fishing boats and smugglers. MMEA director-general Maritime Admiral Datuk Zulkifli Abu Bakar said these vessels, which would be able to carry […]

MMEA strengthening operations with new vessel from Japan

KM Pekan, the biggest offshore patrol vessel (OPV) of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), will enhance and strengthen MMEA’s operations along the East Coast, Sabah and Sarawak. KM Pekan was given to MMEA as a gift from Japan. Speaking to reporters after a routine visit to the vessel, berthed at 10 nautical miles from […]

Indonesian Navy Apprehends Six Alleged Pirates

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended six alleged pirates planning operations in the Malacca Straits. The men were caught by the Western Fleet Quick Response Team from the Indonesian Navy’s Tanjung Pinang base on Monday (Dec. 26th) in the waters around the Riau Islands in Batam. To continue reading, please click here. Source: maritime-executive.com