MECC Detains Two Barges
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
The Maritime Enforcement Coordination Centre (MECC) detained two tugboats for contravening maritime regulations.
MECC Director, Laksamana Pertama Mohd Rashid Harun said, in the first instance, a tug-boat from Riau, Indonesia heading for Batu Pahat was detained for not having proper documents when bringing coconuts into Malaysia.
In the second incident, a tug-boat was compounded RM5,000 for carrying stones without proper documents.