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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Source: shipandbunker.com

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