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INSPECTION OF A FOREIGN REGISTERED VESSEL IN MALAYSIAN WATERS
In response to media queries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to confirm that the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has on10 December 2019 inspected a foreign registered vessel, which was found anchored in Malaysian waters off the coast of Pulau Pinang. The inspection was carried out in line with the MMEA’s standard operating procedures.
According to the MMEA, the vessel had experienced engine problem, and it was subsequently escorted to Langkawi Port for repair. The vessel has since been released upon the completion of the repair.
The vessel with its 25-member crew, is now en route to its next port of call.
12 December 2019