Icon Offshore under investigation by local anti-corruption taskforce

Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is taking Icon Offshore to task. The OSV operator, which listed in Kuala Lumpur last year, said it is assisting authorities with their investigation. The company’s ceo and coo have been remanded by the commission to help the investigations.

“The company has no details of the nature of the investigations or their status,” Icon said in a statement.

Icon is the largest pure play OSV provider in Malaysia.


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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