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Robbery on a barge towed by a tug, Singapore Straits
Issued: 1 day, 6 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
28 May 2023 - 15:59 CW Alert 016- (May 23) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that the crew on a tug observed three robbers boarding the barge she was towing whilst transiting south of Tanjung Piai, Malaysia in the Singapore Straits. The Master reported that a quantity of scrap metal was stolen. The vessel did not require assistance and continued on her passage to Malaysia.

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that five robbers armed with knives were discovered inside the steering gear compartment of a Pakistan flagged bulk carrier underway in …

Sea mine explosion, Georgia

Open source reports state that a sea mine drifting towards Batumi, Georgia had entered the surf zone on a beach where it exploded. According to …

Sea mine explosion Turkey

Open Source reports state that a sea mine drifting off the coastal town of Agva, Turkey, exploded causing minor damage to a nearby restaurant (the …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Colombia.

It has been reported that two robbers approached a bulk carrier anchored at Puerto Bolivar anchorage, Colombia in a motorized boat and attempted to board …

Drone boat strikes Zatoka bridge, Ukraine

Media reports state that an unmanned surface vessel has been used to strike the Zatoka bridge in the Odesa province, Ukraine. The extent of the …

Possible incident involving a drone strike on a tanker, Indian Ocean

A media article has indicated that a possible incident has occurred involving a tanker being hit by an aerial drone in the Arabian Sea. The …

Robbery on a barge under tow from a tug, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a Singapore flagged tug in the Eastbound Lane of the Traffic …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: The disruption was intermittent from 08:50 LT to 10:37 LT. A total of 8 times. NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: GPS alarm 212: Loss of Position NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no known anomalies that …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Malacca Strait

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 …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that nine perpetrators armed with knives, boarded a Liberia flagged bulk carrier while underway in the Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait. The …

Robbery on a barge under tow from a tug, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a Singapore flagged tug in the Westbound Lane of the Traffic …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will carry out gunnery firing with live ammunition between 0400 and 1400UTC on 03, 08, …

Suspicious approach on a fishing vessel, Cameroon

It has been reported that a Chinese fishing vessel was approached whilst operating off of Idenau, Cameroon. A number of persons onboard two speed boats …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a Malta flagged bulk carrier whilst anchored at Panjang Anchorage, Indonesia. Four perpetrators were spotted …

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 - 1700 …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a Marshall Islands flagged bulk carrier, while underway in the Eastbound Lane of the Traffic …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Ghana

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. A number of robbers were able to …

Attempted robbery on an anchored tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that up to five perpetrators in a small boat approached a tanker whilst anchored at Balongan Anchorage, Indonesia. The duty crew …

Cargo vessel struck by missile, Kherson Port, Black Sea

It has been reported that a Turkish cargo vessel was reportedly struck by a missile at Kherson Port Anchorage, Ukraine. The open-source reports state that …

Sea Mine Destroyed by Bulgarian Navy, Black Sea

It has been reported that a sea mine has been destroyed by the Bulgarian Navy, 15nm East of Cape Kochan, Bulgaria. The sea mine was …