Thursday, May 6, 2021

maritime

Cabotage exemption reinstatement will hasten Malaysia’s vision to be tech-driven nation

KUALA LUMPUR: The reinstatement of cabotage policy exemption for submarine cable repair vessels will accelerate Malaysia’s progression towards becoming a digitally-enabled and technology-driven high-income nation by 2030, said the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Amcham). Chief executive officer Siobhan Das...

SAR operations continue for missing men

KUCHING: Two search and rescue (SAR) operations in Santubong here and Kuala Serupai, Bintulu to locate two men are still ongoing. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak director First Admiral (Maritime) Zin Azman Md Yunus said both operations involved various...

Sarawak tankers exempted from double hull double bottom requirement

SIBU: Oil tankers plying Sarawak waters particularly its riverine areas are now exempted from complying with the double hull double bottom requirement after the Marine Department amended the Malaysian Shipping Notice MSN16/2020, said state Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim...

Tugboat, barge held for illegal towing

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) here early yesterday morning detained a tugboat and a barge suspected of committing an offence under the Merchant shipping Ordinance 1952. The tug boat and the barge were detained during an operation carried...

Shippers call on govt to set up independent maritime commission

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian National Shippers’ Council (MNSC) has asked the government to intervene to resolve shippers’ woes, as well to set up a Malaysia Maritime Commission (Marcom), an independent enforcement agency to regulate service providers, arbitrary charges and unfair practices in maritime transport...

Be cautious when at sea

KUCHING: The maritime community in Sarawak is advised to be cautious when undertaking any activities at sea. According to Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak state director First Admiral (Maritime) Robert Teh Geok Chuan, it is especially important for fishermen operating small boats, tourism boat...
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