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Vietnamese fishing boat, 16 crews detained

KUCHING: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) seized a Vietnamese fishing boat for encroaching into Malaysian territorial waters. MMEA Sarawak director Zin Azman Md Yunus said the fishing boat was seized by MMEA at a distance of about 250 nautical...

Tugboat, crew detained for operating without licence

BINTULU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Bintulu Zone has detained a tugboat, some 1.9 nautical miles off Muara Sungai Kemena with three crew on-board for operating with expired licence. Bintulu MMEA deputy operation director Effendy Mohamed Fadil said the...

Fisherman survives but father dies

MIRI: A fisherman survived while his father died after their boat capsized in the Lutong waters today (Tuesday), about 11 nautical miles southwest of Kuala Miri.  Miri Maritime director, Maritime Captain Md Fauzi Othman, said the victim, identified as Sadan...

Vietnamese fishing boat and crew detained for encroachment

MIRI: Fifteen crew members of a Vietnamese fishing vessel were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for encroaching on Malaysian waters. Miri Maritime director Capt (Maritime) Md Fauzi Othman said the arrests were made following complaints from the...

Vietnamese vessel, 14 crews detained for illegally fishing

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak detained a Vietnamese vessel with 14 fishermen onboard for illegally fishing in Malaysian waters on Thursday. Some 800kg of various fish species were also seized from the vessel about 36 nautical miles...

Manhunt for five escaped Vietnamese fishermen

MIRI: The authorities have launched a manhunt for five Vietnamese fishermen who escaped from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detention facility here on Thursday (July 15). District police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari confirmed that they have received a report...

MMEA detains two foreign vessels, crew members

MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday (June 28) detained two foreign fishing vessels along with 13 crew members, including two Vietnamese skippers, about 39 nautical miles off Sungai Miri. MMEA Miri director Capt (Maritime) Md Fauzi Othmab said...

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...

Ship owners submit appeal at Consulate

KUCHING: Owners of ships whose boats and fishermen were detained for alleged encroachment to Indonesian territorial waters were brought to make an appeal to the Consulate General of Indonesia in Kuching. A political secretary to the Chief Minister Tan Kai...

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.
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Vietnamese fishing boat, 16 crews detained

KUCHING: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) seized a Vietnamese fishing boat for encroaching into Malaysian territorial waters. MMEA Sarawak...
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