Russian tanker ZOLOTOJ MOST arrested, Malaysia
Russian tanker ZOLOTOJ MOST was arrested by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for an unauthorized anchorage in Panjung Piai waters, Johor Strait, in the morning Aug 18. Tanker with 31,000 tons of marine fuel oil is en route from Chittagong Bangladesh to Singapore. Three crew, understood Master and Chief Engineer including, were taken to custody. If found guilty, vessel may be fined up to $25,000, or crew (Master?) imprisoned for two years, or both.