Malaysia- MMEA

APMM Plans

SHAH ALAM: APMM Plans, a guest post by… While RMN has its widely publicized 15 to 5 plan, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (APMM, Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Malaysia) also came out with its own plan, the Pelan Perancangan Strategik Maritim Malaysia 2040 (PPSMM 2040). It was launched by Tan Sri Muhyiddin […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Work on First OPV Starts

SHAH ALAM: Work on First MMEA OPV Starts. The keel for the first of class MMEA OPV was laid at the THHE Destini shipyard at Pulau Indah, Kelang today. The three class ships are based on the Damen 1800 OPV design. The first of class is expected to be ready […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Second NGPC Operational

SHAH ALAM: The second NGPC of the Malaysian Coast Guard (MMEA), KM Sri Aman has been put into service, yesterday (Dec. 4, 2017). Sri Aman is the second of six NGPC to enter service with MMEA. The first was KM Bagan Datuk. From MMEA Kapal Ronda Generasi Baharu Agensi Penguatkuasaan […]

Malaysian Defence

EC225s For Hire?

SHAH ALAM: Five EC225s for hire? On June 16 it was reported that Petronas was terminating the charter contract for five EC225 helicopters with MHS Aviation, a subsidiary of Boustead Bhd. From the Star: The 10-year contract, with an option to extend for another five years, was previously estimated to […]

Malaysia- MMEA

New Coast Guard Chief

SHAH ALAM: New Coast Guard Chief. Admiral Maritime Zulkifli Abu Bakar, 57, was appointed as the fourth director-general of the APMM or Malaysia Coast Guard, on June 1, 2017. He replaced Admiral Maritime Ahmad Puzi Kahar who retired on May 27, 2017. The hand-over ceremony for the post was held […]

Malaysia -RMN

First LCS Launch this August

SHAH ALAM: The launch of the first LCS has been set on Aug. 24, 2017. The launch will be held at the Boustead Naval Shipyard in Lumut, where the six LCS under contract are built. Currently, the yard is building the first two LCS. The date of the launch was […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Firing Trials on KM Bagan Datuk

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Coast Guard has started firing trials of the Aselsan SMASH 30mm remote weapon station on the first NGPC, KM Bagan Datuk. The firing trials are conducted off Lumut, near to the MMEA Kampung Acheh jetty. The ship fired in single and burst modes at a seaborne […]

Malaysia- MMEA

KM Bagan Datuk

SHAH ALAM: DS Rosmah Mansur officially launched the first NGPC today and named the ship, KM Bagan Datuk. The ceremony for the newest ship to join the MMEA service was conducted at the Destini Shipyard at Port Klang, just over a year after her keel laying on Nov. 18, 2015. […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Sea Trials for First NGPC

SHAH ALAM:The first MMEA New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) is currently undergoing sea trials as part of the work-up for her commissioning into service. The trials are being conducted in the waters around Port Klang though it is likely that the ship – bearing the hull number 4541 – will […]