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Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Malacca Strait
Issued: 5 days, 6 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
3 Feb 2023 - 17:30 CW Alert 004- (Feb 23) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that four robbers were discovered in the steering gear compartment of a Marshall Island flagged bulk carrier whilst underway off Pulau Karimun Kecil, Malacca Strait. Nothing was reported stolen and the crew are reported as safe. The vessel did not require assistance and continued her voyage to Singapore.

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 …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Vessel experienced both jamming, where the signal was lost, and spoofing, where the position was shown nearly 400nm to the north of actual position. …

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 …

MDAT- GoG Warning of Increased Piracy

The MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area. Cancel this Warning on the 07th …

Cargo Ship struck whilst berthed in Mariupol

It has been reported that a cargo vessel is on fire and sinking after being struck by shelling at Mariupol Port, Ukraine, Sea of Avoz. …

Bulk Carrier boarded by Pirates, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a bulk carrier has been boarded by pirates whilst underway approximately 275nm south of Lome, Gulf of Guinea. UPDATE: It …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that up to seven robbers armed with knives and a gun-like object boarded a bulk carrier whilst underway in the east …

GNSS Interference Report

User indicated an intermittent problem that was otherwise unspecified. NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no known …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing practise, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received information that firing practice will be in progress daily from 30 Mar 2022 to 31 Mar 2022 in the area bounded …

IMO Notice of Humanitarian Corridor, Black Sea

The IMO have issued a notice provided by The Government of the Russian Federation, providing information of a blue safe maritime corridor to allow the …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Belawan Anchorage, Indonesia. Three robbers armed with knives boarded the …