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Attempted robbery on a tanker, Singapore Straits
Issued: 6 days, 3 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
11 May 2022 - 17:10 CW Alert 006- (May 22) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on a tanker whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Straits. Three robbers were spotted in the engine room. Upon being sighted, the perpetrators escaped empty handed. The crew were all reported safe and the vessel continued her voyage to Singapore.

Robbery on a Container Vessel, Democratic Republic of the Congo

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a container vessel whilst berthed in Matadi Port, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Three perpetrators …

Suspicious activity towards a tanker, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO have reported that a tanker was approached whilst underway approximately 335nm East of Socotra. Two small craft each manned by four persons came …

Tanker boarded, Gulf of Guinea

Clearwater are investigating an alert from the IMB, reporting that a tanker has been boarded whilst underway approximately 55nm South of Cotonou, Benin. The report …

Tanker indirectly struck whilst in Nika Tera Port, Ukraine

It has been reported in the media that a tanker was indirectly struck by what is believed to be a cluster shell whilst berthed in …

Attempted robbery on a hydrographic vessel, Congo

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred involving a hydrographic vessel whilst anchored at Pointe Noire Anchorage, Congo. A small pirogue vessel with …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will carry out surface, anti-aircraft and depth charge live firing practice between 0400 to 1700 …

Robbery on a tanker, Philippines

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Batangas Alpha Anchorage, Philippines. Duty crew spotted three robbers on the …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robber was spotted in the engine room of a bulk carrier whilst underway in the east bound lane of …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Brazil

It has been reported that three robbers managed to board an anchored bulk carrier at Macapa, Brazil. The duty crew spotted the robbers. The alarm …

Robbery on a tanker, Bangladesh

It has been reported that four robbers were observed boarding an anchored tanker on CCTV at Chittagong outer anchorage, Bangladesh. The Duty Officer raised the …

Attempted robbery on a barge being towed, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a barge whilst being towed by a tug boat in the westbound lane of the …

Attempted robbery on a container vessel, Philippines

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at General Santos Port, Philippines. The report stated that robbers …

Attempted robbery on an oil tanker, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on an oil tanker whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, …

Robbery on a tanker, Bangladesh

It has been reported that one robber managed to board a tanker whilst anchored off Chittagong, Bangladesh. The robber was discovered by crew members who …

Robbery on a cargo vessel, Ghana

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a cargo vessel whilst anchored at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. One robber was spotted onboard the cargo …

UKMTO Notice - Missile Firing Exercise, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Missile Firing exercise will be carried out between 0245 and 0530 UTC from 12th April 2022 to …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that robbers managed to board an anchored bulk carrier at Chittagong anchorage. unnoticed. The robbers stole the engine belonging to the …

Attempted robbery on a towed semi sub rig, India

It has been reported that an attempted boarding occurred on a semi sub rig under tow by a tug in the Gulf of Khambhat, India. …

UKMTO Notice - Missile Firing Exercise, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Missile Firing exercise will be carried out between 0445 and 0730 UTC from 08-12 April 2022, in …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will carry out surface, anti-aircraft and depth charge live firing practice between 0400 to 1700 …

Sea Mine detected and neutralized, Turkey coastline, Black Sea

It has been reported that a sea mine was discovered approximately 20nm north-northeast of Kefken Island, Turkey. The SAS team of the Naval Forces Command …