03 August 2018 – Boarding, About 2.6nm north of Tanjung Priok Port, Indonesia

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While at anchor, an unknown number of perpetrators boarded the ship and proceeded to the engine room. They stole some engine spares and escaped. Engine spares consisting of piston and turbo charger cartridge for auxiliary engine were stolen. The crew was not injured. The master mustered the crew and the crew conducted a search. Source : ReCAAP

25 July 2018 – An incident occurred to a M/V in PSN 55 n.m. NW from Hanish Islands

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25 July 2018 – An incident occurred to a M/V in PSN 55 n.m. NW from Hanish Islands An incident occurred to a MV on the 242130UTCJUL18 in PSN 1447N 04144E (55 n.m. NW from Hanish Islands) Source : UKMTO   UPDATE The Saudi Arabian government has issued a statement saying they have temporarily suspended oil shipments through Bab el-Mandeb …

22 July 2018 – SUSPICIOUS APPROACH , 274 nm south east of Takoradi Ghana

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On 22nd July 2018 at 1350 UTC. In position 0130N 00115E (274 nm south east of Takoradi Ghana). An MV was approached by a blue and white fishing vessel. Fishing vessel launched 2 skiffs which approached MV and attempted to board. MV conducted evasive maneuvers preventing skiffs getting within 0.5nm. Vessel is Safe Vessels transiting the area are advised to …

10 July 2018 – Boarding, Sandakan Port, East Malaysia

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While at berth, an unknown number of perpetrators boarded the ship, stole ship stores and escaped. The deck watch crew later discovered that the forepeak store locker padlock was broken. Upon checking, aship’s bell, a coil of heaving line and two bicycles were found missing. The agent and PFSO were informed and thereafter, the local police conducted an investigation and …

07 July 2018 – Suspicious Approach, Tanjung Sengkuang, Pulau Batam, Indonesia

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While tug boat, Bintang Ocean 3towing barge, Winbuild 2313 was underway, Singapore Police Coast Guard reported to Singapore Port Operations Control Centre (POCC) at 0130 hrs that two sampans were spotted alongside Winbuild 2313. The VTIS Central contacted the tug boat and the master replied that everything was fine. At about 0320 hrs, the Singapore Police Coast Guard again reported …

06 July 2018 – Boarding, Delta Anchorage Area Banuan, Batangas, Philippines

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While at anchor, perpetrators boarded the ship, store ship stores and escaped. The duty watch alerted the master who sounded the general alarm and mustered the crew. The hawse pipe was slightly moved and the crew suspected that the perpetrators had climbed through the anchor chain. The master reported the incident to VTMS Batangas. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted …

04 July 2018 – ATTACK, Red Sea

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Time late report received: on 04 JUL 2018 at approximately 05.02UTC an MV  in position: 13 33.2N 042 40.1E (Approx. 5 miles south of Hanish Islands) reported being approached at speed by 3, white and blue hulled skiffs. Each skiff had 7/8 POB. The skiffs fired at the MV, embarked AST returned fire. The crew and vessel are SAFE. Source …

03 July 2018 – Barge that was being towed by tugboat boarded (4.6 nm SE of Tanjung Piai, Malaysia)

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03 July 2018 at 13:20LT, in position 4.6 nm SE of Tanjung Piai, Malaysia, In the west bound lane of the main strait, while sailing, ten perpetrators from six sampans boarded the barge that was being towed by the tugboat. The crew was not injured. Scrap metals were stolen from the towed barged. The tugboat master sounded the alarm. Singapore …

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. …