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Robbery on a Tug and Barge, Malaysia
Issued: 1 day, 13 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
14 Apr 2024 - 02:20 CW Alert 013- (Apr 24) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that there has been a robbery on a barge being towed by a Malaysian flagged tug along the Westbound Lane of the Singapore Strait traffic separation scheme. The crew observed up to four perpetrators on board the barge and a quantity of scrap metals were reported stolen. All crew are reported safe and the vessel does not require any assistance and is continuing to the next port of call in Klang, Malaysia.

Attack on a Tanker, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO has reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 80nm Southeast of Aden, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities …

Suspicious approach on a Bulk Carrier, Indian Ocean

A vessel has reported being approached by a small craft whilst underway, approximately 681nm East-northeast of Mogadishu, Somalia. The small craft made several attempts to …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Surface Vessels destroyed, Red Sea.

Open source reports state that between 04:50 UTC and 05:15 UTC the US Navy engaged and destroyed two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles launched from Houthi controlled …

Fishing Vessel Hijacked, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a Yemeni fishing vessel was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden. One crew member was shot and the crew have …

Attack on a Tanker, Red Sea

It has been reported that the Master of a merchant vessel 65nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen reported an explosion a distance off the vessels starboard …

Attack on a Tanker, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a Marshall Islands-flagged LPG Tanker vessel whilst underway approximately 89nm Northwest of Hodeidah, Yemen. …

Missiles Fired into the Red Sea

Open Source reports have stated that between 05:30 to 13:50 UTC, three anti-ship ballistic missiles were fired from Houthi controlled Yemen into the Red Sea …

Attack on a Tanker, Red Sea

The UKMTO has reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 76nm Northwest of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities …

Attack on a Bulk Carrier, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities …

Pirate Action Group operating off Somalia

The IMB have received information from MSCHOA that four possible Pirate Groups consisting of up to thirty-six armed pirates have departed onboard four skiffs from …

Attempted Robbery on a Cargo Vessel, Nigeria

It has been reported that there was an attempted robbery on a cargo vessel while anchored at Tin Can Island Lagos, Nigeria. The perpetrators were …

Attack on a Container Ship, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have issued an alert stating the Master of a vessel has reported an explosion in the immediate vicinity of the vessel. The vessel …

Missiles Fired into the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea

Open Source reports have stated that between 03:50 to 09:40 UTC, two anti-ship ballistic missiles were fired from Houthi controlled Yemen into the Gulf of …

Greek Naval Frigate shoots down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Southern Red Sea

Open Source reports have stated that between 02:00 to 03:00 UTC, the Greek Naval Frigate Hydra, shot down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles whilst operating in …

Anti-Ship Missile Impacts Water, Gulf Aden

Open source reports state that between 23:00 UTC to 01:50 UTC, an anti-ship missile was fired from Houthi controlled areas of Yemen into the Gulf …

Bulk Carrier hijacked off Mogadishu, Somalia

The UKMTO have been informed by a Company Security officer that a Bangladesh-flagged bulk carrier has been boarded whilst underway approximately 600nm East of Mogadishu, …

Missile launched towards U.S. Naval vessel, Red Sea

Open source reports state that between 00:01 UTC to 02:00 UTC, a close-range ballistic missile was fired towards the USS Laboon vessel in the Red …

Drifting mine off Kabakum beach

It has been reported that in the early hours of 12th March 2024 (exact time not specified). The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Varna received a …

Attack on a Container Ship, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that there is an ongoing incident approximately 71nm Southwest of Saleef, Yemen. The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Russian vessel attacked, Dnipro Estuary, Ukraine

Open source reports state that Ukrainian forces carried out a successful missile attack on a grounded Russian tanker within a part of the Dnipro Estuary …

Attempted Robbery on a Container Ship, Democratic Republic of Congo.

It has been reported that between 00:50 and 08:50 local time that up to eight masked perpetrators boarded a container ship berthed at Banana Island, …