Malaysian skipper, Myanmar crewman missing after boat crash

A MALAYSIAN skipper and Myanmar crew member have been reported missing after their fishing boat was hit by a merchant ship 8.3 nautical miles off Pulau Carey and 11.5 nautical miles west of Tanjung Gabang yesterday.

Selangor maritime director Captain Mohammad Rosli Kassim, in a statement, said the merchant ship hit the Class C fishing vessel about 2am.