MMEA steps up surveillance

As TPP looms closer, MMEA prepares for doubling of ships on Msian sea routes

BY ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF

KAJANG: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is gearing up ahead of ratification of the newly passed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement by putting more personnel at popular sea trade areas in the country.

Its director-general Admiral Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said following the agreement on the TPPA which will soon be inked, he believed that a number of large cargo vessels and ships locally and internationally would be plying the Malacca Straits and South China Sea. Puzi said as such, it was paramount to enhance the surveillance and step up patrols along the sea routes as well as keep an eye on all ship movements there.

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Source: nst.com.my

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