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RFC stand for The Revolving Fund Committee. The Revolving Fund Committee (RFC) is a committee that responsible for regulating/ supervise The Straits of Malacca & Singapore’s Revolving Fund.

The Revolving Fund was established on 11 February 1981 through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Malacca Strait Council (MSC). The Revolving Fund was set up with a principal sum of 400 million yen contributed by the MSC. Any of the three littoral States of the Malacca and Singapore Straits (i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore) is allowed to draw cash advance from the Revolving Fund for use in combating oil pollution caused by ships. The amount drawn will be repaid to

Pn. Norlin Jaafar, Director General , Department of Environment Malaysia, is the current chairman the RFC.

Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

Yes. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Joint Oil Spill Combat in The Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

The objectives of the Standard Operating Procedure are:

  1. To provide early alert to Member States on any major oil spill occurring in or threatening the Straits of Malacca and Singapore;
  2. To institute prompt measures to control any major oil spill occurring in or affecting the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.
  3. To facilitate the most affected State to take the leading role to coordinate and integrate the actions and efforts of the three Member States and possible third Party in combating the oil spill; and
  4. To provide easy and ready references on key operational personnel, equipment and particular procedures to enable speedy movements across States.