01 June 2018 – Armed Robbery, Pulau Tinggi, Malaysia

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While underway, the Chief Officer on duty detected a small boat alongside the ship. Shortly thereafter, 14 perpetrators armed with knives and machetes boarded the ship. Upon realizing that the ship did not carry any oil cargo, the perpetrators robbed all the 12 crew (Indonesians and Sri Lankans) of their personal belongings. Two crew were slightly injured in the process. …

10 May 2018 – attack – Southern Red Sea

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ADVISORY NOTICE 001/MAY/2018   1.         Category: ATTACK   2.         Description:. UKMTO have received a Time Late Report that at 2015 UTC 10 MAY 18, an MV was attacked in Position 1440N 04145E. Vessel and crew are safe. Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.   3.         Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone  

21 Apr 2018 – Piracy attack / Boarding – 40 nm S of BONNY ISLAND, NIGERIA

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On the 21st April 2018, a Merchant Vessel was boarded in the vicinity of 03°33N 007°02E (approximately 40 nm to the south of BONNY ISLAND, NIGERIA). Source: MDAT-GOG   Update: Twelve seafarers manning the FWN Rapide general cargo vessel were taken by pirates off the coast of Nigeria on April 21, Dutch company ForestWave, managers of the vessel, confirmed. FWN Rapide …