MMEA detains Vietnamese fishing boat, seizes RM1.5m in marine catch

14/6/2022 6:50:00 AM

MMEA detains Vietnamese fishing boat, seizes RM1.5m in marine catch

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MMEA detains Vietnamese fishing boat, seizes RM1.5m in marine catch

KOTA KINABALU, June 14 ― The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency ( MMEA ) detained a Vietnamese fishing boat and seized three tonnes of marine catch worth RM1.5 million in...

Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022 11:41 AM MYTKOTA KINABALU, June 14 ― The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a Vietnamese fishing boat and seized three tonnes of marine catch worth RM1.5 million in Kudat waters last Saturday on suspicion of conducting illegal fishing activities.

Kudat MMEA director Maritime Commander Maurice Grenville Abeyeratne said the boat was detected conducting fishing activities at about 118 nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat, at noon.He said the presence of the foreign boat was detected by KM ARAU and following inspection, found 41 Vietnamese crew members, including the skipper, aged between 18 and 58, on board.

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MMEA seizes RM1.5 million in marine catch from Vietnamese fishing boat | The Malaysian InsightVessel also detained over illegal activities in Kudat waters last Saturday.

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MMEA seizes RM1.5 million in marine catch from Vietnamese fishing boat | The Malaysian InsightVessel also detained over illegal activities in Kudat waters last Saturday.

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Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022 11:41 AM MYT KOTA KINABALU, June 14 ― The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a Vietnamese fishing boat and seized three tonnes of marine catch worth RM1.5 million in Kudat waters last Saturday on suspicion of conducting illegal fishing activities. – AFP pic, June 14, 2022. Kudat MMEA director Maritime Commander Maurice Grenville Abeyeratne said the boat was detected conducting fishing activities at about 118 nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat, at noon. Abeyeratne said that although their vessel sustained some damage, they eventually managed to board the fishing boat. He said the presence of the foreign boat was detected by KM ARAU and following inspection, found 41 Vietnamese crew members, including the skipper, aged between 18 and 58, on board.5 million in Kudat waters last Saturday, over suspicion of illegal fishing. The foreign boat had earlier acted aggressively and crashed into KM ARAU, causing damage to both vessels, he said in a statement here today. Kudat MMEA director Maritime Commander Maurice Grenville Abeyeratne said the crewmen were found fishing at about 118 nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat, at noon.

The foreign boat and its crew were then taken to the Kudat Maritime Zone Jetty for further action. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. "We believe the boat will release smaller fishing boats to make the catch before returning to the mother ship with their load," he added. ― Bernama Advertisement .