Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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Accidents

ConocoPhillips-Chartered Jack-Up Drilling Rigs Sinks Off Malaysia

A jack-up drilling rig has sunk after one or more of its legs penetrated the seabed off the coast of Sarawak, Malaysia on Monday, Malaysia-based drilling contractor Velesto Energy has...

May 4, 2021
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Interesting

Dayang Topaz: Crew Jump Overboard After Vessel Hits Platform in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Two crew of a Malaysian offshore support vessel died on Tuesday after their ship hit a rig operated by state oil firm Petronas off...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 1362

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Genting to Purchase 1MDB-Linked Superyacht for $126 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 (Reuters) – Malaysia will sell a superyacht allegedly bought with stolen funds from state fund 1MDB to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for $126 million, in...

April 3, 2019
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Monday, May 28, 2018
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Defense

Huge Amounts Of Crystal Meth Are Now Being Smuggled In Shipping Containers

by Rozanna Latiff (Reuters) – Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea in...

May 28, 2018
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Maritime News

One Missing After Offshore Research Vessel Catches Fire Off Malaysia

One person is missing after a fire broke out aboard an offshore oil and gas research vessel in the South China Sea off the coast of Malaysia, officials said Tuesday....

April 17, 2018
Total Views: 88

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Maritime News

The Tankship Triangle: Southeast Asia’s Illegal Oil Market

by Henning Gloystein (Reuters) – An alleged oil heist in Singapore that has already led to 20 arrests, the seizure of at least one tanker and allegations that thieves siphoned thousands...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 21, 2017
Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency
Navy

USS McCain Collision Exposes Singapore-Malaysia Sea Dispute

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A collision between a U.S. warship and an oil tanker near the Straits of Malacca on Monday has shone a light on a territorial dispute that...

August 21, 2017
Total Views: 81

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Maritime News

Malaysia Turns to China for New Navy Ships

By Chris Blake and Shamim Adam (Bloomberg) — Malaysia said it will buy at least four Littoral Mission Ships from China as Prime Minister Najib Razak announced “new steps” in...

November 2, 2016
Total Views: 9

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Offshore

Singapore & Malaysia Are Drowning In Oil Debt

by David Yong & Denise Wee (Bloomberg) Singaporean companies struggling to meet debt obligations as oil prices slump may get more support from the government if the economy deteriorates further,...

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 17

Friday, March 25, 2016
News

Malaysia: 100 Chinese Boats in Malaysian Waters in South China Sea

KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 (Reuters) – About 100 Chinese fishing boats have been detected encroaching in Malaysia’s waters in the disputed South China Sea, Malaysia’s state news agency and a...

March 25, 2016
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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News

Photos: DSME Completes World’s First Floating LNG Facility PFLNG SATU

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co has completed construction of the world’s first floating liquified natural gas facility at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility is being...

March 9, 2016
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
News

Three Killed in Confined Space Accident Off Malaysia

  Three people have died and two others were sickened after inhaling toxic gases while working in a confined space of a ship as it sailed off the coast of...

July 14, 2015
Total Views: 199

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
News

How Many Cranes Does It Take to Unload a Giant Boxship at Port Klang?

During CMA CGM Kerguelen’s maiden call at Port Klang Port Terminal in Malaysia, the terminal set up a unique arrangement of cranes to match the length of 398-meter vessel. So...

April 22, 2015
Total Views: 20

Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

Pengerang Deepwater Terminal Begins Operations With Arrival of First VLCC

A supertanker carrying about 1 million barrels of Middle East crude docked on Monday at a terminal jointly run by Vopak and Dialog Group in Malaysia, the companies said.

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
News

Malaysian Navy Ship Sinks at Dock

A Royal Malaysian Navy hydrographic vessel partially sank while docked at a naval shipyard where it was scheduled to undergo maintenance and repairs.

November 19, 2014
Total Views: 81

Friday, November 7, 2014
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News

Vale Opens $1.4 Billion Malaysia Terminal

Brazil's Vale SA on Friday inaugurated a $1.4 billion port in Malaysia able to receive and blend iron ore from its mega-ships, an important step in the miner's battle to cut transportation costs to the crucial Chinese market.

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Navy

Boustead Holdings Wins $2.8 Billion Littoral Combat Ship Newbuild Order

The Malaysian Ministry of Defence has finalized new building plans today for six Second Generation Patrol Vessels with Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) capability for the Royal Malaysian Navy. The order...

July 17, 2014
Total Views: 9

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Maritime News

China Showcases Rising Maritime Capabilities in Search for Missing Jet

China, in the midst of a military buildup challenging the U.S. and Japan, is showcasing its expanded capabilities in the search for Malaysia’s missing plane by deploying hardware from satellites to warships to an icebreaker.

March 27, 2014
Total Views: 12

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Incidents

Eight Survive Helicopter Ditching

This morning at around 7:42 local time, a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter carrying six oil and gas workers ditched some 150+ kilometers off Bintulu, Malaysia. The passengers, from from France, Norway, Finland,...

December 12, 2013
Total Views: 40