Companies Approach Malaysia Over Restarting Search For Plane MH 370

Companies Approach Malaysia Over Restarting Search For Plane MH 370

Companies Approach Malaysia Over Restarting Search For Plane MH 370

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai was reported to have said earlier this month that Putrajaya was considering the new search offers.

"There are three search companies coming up with their proposals to continue the search, so we are looking into their proposals", Liow said.

The tempting offer from Ocean Infinity is also said to have placed more pressure on the Malaysian government to restart search efforts.

Australian authorities said they deeply regret not finding missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and the ongoing mystery is "unacceptable", in their final report on the unsuccessful search which was published on October 3.

Ocean Infinity will deploy six HUGIN underwater vehicles at depths of up to 6000metres to gather data at what it says are "record breaking speeds".

Liow was commenting on media reports from Australia that said Malaysia could resume the search as early as this week.

Malaysia, Australia and China suspended a almost three-year search in the southern Indian Ocean on January 17 after it failed to find any trace of the missing plane, one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries.

"We wont be deciding anything now on whether we are embarking on a new search or not", Liow told reporters on the sidelines of an event in Kuala Lumpur. "It will take some time as it's some detailed discussions", he said.

A private American company, Ocean Infinity, will be leading the search and will charge no fees until the Boeing 777 is found, The West Australian quoted sources familiar with the matter as saying.

The plane disappeared on March 8, 2014, on the way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, with 239 people on board, and the Australian-led search for the aircraft was suspended in January.

The aircraft was thought to have been diverted thousands of miles off course out over the southern Indian Ocean before crashing about 2,000km off the coast of Western Australia.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in the report said: "The reasons for the loss of MH370 can not be established with certainty until the aircraft is found".

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