Monday, October 4, 2021

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Police Air Unit assets involved in search and rescue

KUCHING: Three of the Police Air Unit's (PGU) assets are involved in Day Three of the search and rescue (SAR) operations for 59-year-old Awang Omar Awang Hasmawi, who has been reported missing since Saturday (Oct 2). Two aircraft, namely the...

We were only supporting agency in search: Khirudin

KUCHING: The Sarawak Fire and Services Department only played the role of a supporting agency in the search and rescue (SAR) operations for the 10 individuals who went missing after a fishing boat capsized last Saturday (Oct 2). Director Khirudin...

Villager hopes missing brother returns safely

KUCHING: "My brother brings joy to the family whenever he's around," said Awang Ali Awang Hamsawi, elder brother of Awang Omar Awang Hamsawi who has been missing since Saturday (Oct 2). Awang Omar is the only person still not found...

Vietnamese boat skipper, crew convicted of trespassing

KUCHING: The Sessions Court here slapped a Vietnamese boat skipper with a RM100,000 fine or four months imprisonment for trespassing and fishing in Malaysian waters. Nguyen Van Dong, 45, pleaded guilty on Friday (Sept 17) to all charges read out...

Trawler, fishermen detained for illegal fishing

BINTULU: A fishing trawler and two crew members were detained by Marine Police for illegally fishing off Bintulu last Friday (July 16). Bintulu Marine police commanding officer ASP Ezuandi Bahadin said the two crews comprised a local and a foreign...

MMEA seizes suspicious fishing boats off Miri

MIRI: The Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Miri Zone detained two suspicious fishing boats about five nautical miles from Muara Sungai Miri on Thursday (June 17). Its director Md Fauzi Othman said the arrests took place around 9.30am by MMEA...

Fish bombs land fishermen in troubled waters

MIRI: A local fishing boat caught using unlicensed ‘bubu’ fish traps and fish bombs was detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) here last night (June 1). The boat was detained at about 20 nautical miles west of Kuala Niah in Miri waters, at 8.30pm. MMEA Miri director Captain Md Fauzi Othman said the boat was operated by three crew members, namely two locals, including the skipper and an Indonesian man complete with identification documents. “The fishing boat was found in a suspicious condition as it was moving in the dark and was suspected of carrying out prohibited fishing activities. “Following an inspection it was found that the crew had used unlicensed ‘bubu’ fish traps and after interrogation it was found that fish bombs were also used,” he said today. All crew members, the fishing boat and its 900kg of catches, were detained and escorted to a vessel detention centre in Kampung Pulau Melayu, here for further investigation.  “The case will be investigated under the Fisheries Act 1985,” he added. Any complaints and information regarding suspicious activities at sea can be forwarded to the MMEA Miri Maritime Zone operations centre at 085-418204 or the MMEA Sarawak operations centre at 082-432544.

Foreign fishing boat detained

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Miri Maritime Zone has detained a foreign fishing boat in Miri waters about 21 nautical miles northwest of Kuala Sibuti on suspicion of carrying out fishing activities in Malaysian waters without a...

Boat, crews detained for illegal fishing

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Miri Zone has detained a Class C local fishing boat suspected of fishing illegally about 12 nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Lobang. Its director Captain Md Fauzi Othman said the boat was detained...

Five arrested for illegal fishing

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) seized a fishing boat and arrested five men, including a skipper, onboard for allegedly carrying out illegal fishing activities on Tuesday. Miri Zone Maritime director Capt Md Fauzi Othman said the boat, which...
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Police Air Unit assets involved in search and rescue

KUCHING: Three of the Police Air Unit's (PGU) assets are involved in Day Three of the search and rescue...
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