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Robbery on an anchored tanker, Sandakan Port, Sabah, Malaysia
Issued: 4 days, 14 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
11 Aug 2022 - 20:20 CW Alert 008- (Aug 22) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IMB
It has been reported that a robbery occurred on an anchored tanker at Sandakan Port, Sabah, Malaysia. Four perpetrators on a speed boat approached and managed to board the vessel. The duty officer noticed movement near the bosun store and raised the alarm along with sounding the ship's whistle and making a PA announcement. Upon hearing the alarm, the robbers made their escape having stolen ship's stores. The local agent was informed of the incident.

Attempted Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Sierra Leone

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on an anchored bulk carrier in Freetown anchorage, Sierra Leone. The onboard guard spotted one …

Attempted Robbery on a Supply Vessel, Mexico

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a supply vessel whilst underway approximately 7nm of Puerto Dos Boscas, Mexico. The …

Robbery on a supply vessel being towed by a tug, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a supply vessel whilst being towed by a tug in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic …

Tanker approached south of Bonny, Nigeria

It has been reported that a tanker has been approached by one skiff whilst underway approximately 77nm south of Bonny, Nigeria. The pirates attempted to …

Robbery on oil platform, Mexico

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on an oil platform located in the Sonda de Campeche, approximately 28nm north of Paraiso, Mexico. Six …

Possible Sea Mine destroyed by Turkish bomb disposal team, Black Sea

It has been reported that an object thought to be a sea mine, has been destroyed by Turkish bomb disposal teams, in the Unye district …

Attempted Robbery on a Barge being towed by Tug, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a tug in the Westbound lane of the Traffic Separation …

Explosions reported on three vessels, Black Sea

It has been reported that three vessels have been damaged from explosions in the Bystre mouth of the Danube River (Exact locations not specified). A …

Military Live Firing Exercise, Taiwanese Coastline

It has been reported that the Chinese People's Liberation Army will carry out military exercises and training activities, including live-fire drills between 0400 UTC 4th …

Sea Mine Destroyed by Romanian Navy, East of Romania, Black Sea

It has been reported that a sea mine has been destroyed by the Romanian Navy, two nautical miles off Eforie, Romania. The Naval EOD divers …

Attempted robbery on a barge being towed by tug, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a tug in the Westbound lane of the Traffic Separation …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a Cayman Islands flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a Panama flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, …

UKMTO Notice - Live Firing Practise, Persian Gulf

It has been reported by the UKMTO that a live firing practise will be carried out between 0400 to 1500 UTC from 25th July 2022 …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Straits. …

Robbery on a Passenger Boat, Angola

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a passenger vessel while anchored in Luanda anchorage, Angola. Three perpetrators gained access to the …

Attempted robbery on bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a bulk carrier as it was approaching Jakarta Anchorage, Indonesia. The duty watchkeeper while on …

Robbery on a supply vessel, Mexico

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a supply vessel while transiting to the Maritime Terminal de Dos Bocas, 12nm west of Puerto …

Passenger Boat Attacked, Nigeria

It has been reported that a passenger boat was attacked by armed pirates transiting between Calabar and Oron, Nigeria. The incident occurred shortly after the …

Fishing vessel attacked, Nigeria

Exact coordinates not specified. It has been reported that a local fishing vessel was attacked by pirates whilst underway in the waters of Akwa Ibom …

Robbery on oil platform, Mexico

Exact time not specified. It has been reported that robberies occurred on a total of four oil platforms in Cantarell Complex, approximately 15nm west of …