KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- Petronas together with Deftech and Phoenix International consortium will deploy a GO Phoenix Mother Vessel and the Pro Synthetic Aperture Sonar or ProSAS which will be towed to join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the GO Phoenix which is currently in Jakarta will depart for the search area today and was expected to arrive in the southern Indian Ocean on Sept 25.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - The Indonesian Embassy here has denied a report that Indonesian Police Chief, General Sutarman said he and his Malaysian counterpart knew what happened to Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370.

Police Attache of the Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Aby Nursetyanto said the report by Indonesian newspaper Tempo yesterday was their own conclusion on MH370, missing since March 8.

Up to 10 military aircraft and 12 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 37,948 square kilometres. The centre of the search area lies approximately 1584 kilometres north west of Perth.