Monday, June 15, 2015

MT Orkim Harmony Went Missing

Malaysian oil tanker Orkim Harmony which was carrying 6,000 metric tonnes of fuel went missing in the South China Sea near Johor on Thursday. - Picture source: Orkim Ship Management Sdn Bhd The Malaysian-registered vessel MT Orkim Harmony carrying 6,000 metric tonnes of RON95 petrol went missing in the South China Sea near Johor on Thursday (June 11).
A search has been extended to waters off neighbouring countries.

Earlier, the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said in a statement thatOrkim Harmony was sailing from Malacca to Kuantan when it disappeared.
"The last known location for the tanker was about 30 nautical miles of Tanjung Sedili east when it suddenly lost contact at around 8.50pm,'' said MMEA operations director southern region Maritime First Admiral Ibrahim Mohamed.

Ibrahim said on board the Malaysian-registered tanker were 22 crew from three countries - 16 Malaysians, five from Indonesia and a Myanmar national.
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