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APMM Conducts SAR On A Cargo Ship Crew That Fell From A Ship in Ketam Island, Selangor, Malaysia

SHAH ALAM, 21 August–The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) moves the search and rescue operations (SAR) of a Chinese cargo vessel which was reported to fall into the sea in the Selangor waters, yesterday. State maritime Director Selangor Maritime Captain Mohammad Rosli Kassim said the victim who Kai Kai, 29, was discovered to disappear about 8.30 pm when the ship was traveling through the Straits of Malacca from Hong Kong to Brazil. “The victim was diagnosed to fall into the sea by the master of the ship. He is suspected not to wear a safety jacket and disappeared in the 17.2 position of the southwest of Crabs Island. “Op SAR is activated at 9.30 pm upon receiving information on the loss of victims from Maritime Rescue Sub Centre (MRSC) Johor Bahru,” he said in a statement of this evening. Mohammad Rosli said the MMEA moves the 31 boat and AS365N3 Dauphin helicopter to the scene location with the Assisted Marine Police force assets PC32 and the RHIB3 bot belonging to the Royal Malaysian Navy to find victims. He said SAR operations are divided into four sectors covering a 182 square nautical sq. From the waters of One Fathom Bank (OFB) to Beting Goose in Selangor waters. He said the victim’s search would continue until the cargo crew was found. Source Details :