No recreational fishing during MCO

The MMEA officers attend a briefing before going on the operation off Miri waters.

MIRI: Most of the maritime community here are complying with the movement control order (MCO), said Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Miri head Captain Mohd Fauzi Othman.

He added that between March 18 and April 22, MMEA had carried out 211 inspections on the maritime community in Miri.

“Most vessels inspected are from the essential services group,” he said yesterday after leading his men to carry out Covid-19 operation off Miri waters.

Captain Mohd Fauzi noted that there were no recreational fishing activities spotted except for traditional fishermen during the operations.