US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight

US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight

Malaysia has agreed to allow a United States exploration firm to resume the hunt for flight MH370, the transport minister said, a year after the search was suspended. Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014.

But on Saturday, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the voyage is "no cure, no fee" - that is, Ocean Infinity will only profit from the mission if it's successful, ABC reports.

US company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel, the Seabed Constructor, from South Africa earlier this week, ABC reports.

In mid-January Malaysia, Australia and China suspended the search, unsuccessfully carried out in an area of 120,000 square kilometers, but Kuala Lumpur authorized private companies to continue operations.

However, the ATSB's report said the understanding of where the plane may be is "better now than it has ever been", partly as a result of studying debris that washed ashore in 2015 and 2016 that showed the plane was "not configured for a ditching at the end-of-flight", meaning it had run out of fuel.

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He added that a contract would be signed next week in Kuala Lumpur.

It is hoped by this time the Malaysian government and Ocean Infinity will have finalised a deal for the hunt to resume.

Norwegian research vessel Seabed Constructor, leased by Ocean Infinity for the search, set off from South Africa this month for the southern Indian Ocean, where MH370 is believed to have disappeared. Ocean Infinity did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The firm wants to start the hunt during a period of good weather expected in January and February. The ship has unmanned submarines that can descend deep into the ocean.

"That means they are willing to search the area of 25,000 square kilometres pointed out by the expert group near the Australian waters".

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