22 December 2019 – Suspicious Approach, Singapore Strait

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

While underway, two sampans with unknown number of perpetrators came alongside barge LKH 2882 towed by Kim Hock Tug 9. They boarded the barge and stole some scrap metal on board. The master reported the incident to Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS) and sailed into Singapore Territorial Waters (STW). The Singapore Police Coast Guard and Republic of Singapore Navy assisted to chase away the sampans. The crew was safe
The crew was not injured.
Some scrap metal stolen

Source : Recaap