Thursday, June 27, 2013

MMEA Receives 10 Patrol Boats To Strengthen Control In ESSCOM Area

10 patrol boats to control Eastern Sabah (photo : Malaysia Flying Herald)

KOTA KINABALU (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has received 10 patrol boats to help intensify and strengthen national maritime security control at the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) base jetty here.

Its Regional Operation Director, Capt (M) Adam Aziz, received the boats on behalf of the agency in a simple ceremony on board RMN's auxiliary ship, Bunga Mas Enam, from its Commander Kuharaj Jayaraj yesterday.

MMEA in a statement said that the boats would help strengthen the security at MMEA control posts in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM) area, namely in Tanjung Labian, Indarasabah, Beluran, Felda Sahabat and Kunak.

The boats have also been tested by MMEA boat experts, the statement said.

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