MMEA to scrutinise tanker’s navigation system


PETALING JAYA: MT Joaquim, which was reported missing on Saturday night and later found in Indonesian waters near Pulau Rupat, will be towed to Malacca before its navigation system is scrutinised.

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency deputy-director general (operations) Maritime Vice-Admiral Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said it was vital to determine the time and position of the tanker’s disappearance to ensure that the incident did occur in Malaysian waters.

“We have to be certain of the exact position of the tanker and how long the robbers took to siphon the fuel oil before we can share the details of the investigation.”

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