S.E. Asia joint security patrols
Regional push to quell piracy.
Bunker Pirates: Singapore, Malaysia, Neighbours to Begin Joint Security Patrols
Malaysian Navy Chief Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar (Abdul Aziz) Wednesday said a regional joint patrol would soon be launched to tackle piracy in and around the Johor Strait, local media reports.
The joint patrol is understood to be a collaboration between Malaysia, Singapore,Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand.
The Malaysian Navy has already earmarked a vessel, KD Pahang, for the operations, said Abdul Aziz.
“We are also working closely with the Marine Department and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA),” he added.
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