KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) ship KD Laksamana Hang Nadim had succeeded in stopping 13 foreign fishermen’s boats in the “Op Benteng Laut” from entering the national waters near Pulau Perak at 5.50pm, 5th Sept.2022.
The Communication Strategic Division West Fleet Government Headquarters Lumut in a statement said, the information about the 13 foreign fishermen’s boats had been received by the West Armada Operation Center (POA) from the Control Reporting Center (CRC) Kuantan that said the boats were detected at 65 nautical mile south east of Pulau Perak via aircraft CL415 MP owned by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency.
The statement added, acting on the information, KD Laksamana Hang Nadim that was on its “Op Benteng Laut” mission had succeeded to detect the location of the 13 boats.
“KD Laksamana Hang Nadim then implemented the actions to expulse all the boats to leave the border of Malaysian waters.
“The cooperation, integrated action and the fast information channelled by all the national maritime agencies had succeeded to stop the actions and elements of breaching the law or infringing the sovereignty of the national waters,” the statement said.
The statement added, the Malaysia Armed Forces (MAF) will not compromise with any kind of threat involving the safety and sovereignty of the country.
With regards to that, RMN will always empower its patrolling mission in the national waters in the efforts to ensure the sovereignty and the national treasures remain safe and protected. – Malaysia World News