Riau oil smuggling crews detained

Jakarta: Riau Islands’ Customs and Excise Office has vowed to arrest those behind a ship-to-ship fuel smuggling operation worth Rp450bn ($37.94m) off Karimun island.

Customs has detained the crew of the MT Jelita Bangsa tanker ship, which was chartered by state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina, and the MT Ocean Maju on June 3 for allegedly smuggling crude oil.  [09/06/14]

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