Kuala Lumpur has negotiated a 'no-find, no fee' agreement with ocean exploration firm Ocean Infinity. They will resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The search in the Indian Ocean was released in a statement from Darren Chester, Australian minister for infrastructure and transport.
"The Malaysian Government is entering into an agreement with Ocean Infinity, to search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370," he commntd.
"The Malaysian Government has accepted an offer from Ocean Infinity to search for the missing plane, entering into a ‘no find no fee’ arrangement. Malaysia’s decision to proceed with the search shows the commitment to find MH370."
The plan is that Ocean Infinity will look for the lost Boeing 777-200ER in yet unsearched area where it is believed the aircraft could be. Canberra is providing technical assistance.
No start date or duration for the operation was given.
The 777-200ER was operating a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 8 March 2014 when it turned back over the Gulf of Thailand, and made its way to the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean, via the Straits of Malacca. There were 239 passengers and crew aboard.
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