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Robbery on a Tug and Barge, Malaysia
Issued: 1 day, 14 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, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 60nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Downed, Red Sea.

Open source reports state that between 18:50 and 19:55 UTC U.S. aircraft and a coalition warship shot down five Iranian-backed Houthi one-way attack unmanned aerial …

Irregular activity, Persian Gulf

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that three small, dark coloured boats with two persons onboard each craft, have been …

Stranded Turkish vessel struck by missiles, Black sea

Open source reports state that a Turkish General Cargo vessel the Kuruoglu 3 currently stranded at Kherson, Black Sea was struck by missiles (exact time …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle downed, Red Sea

Open source reports state that a U.S Naval vessel shot down an Unmanned Aerial Vessel over the Red Sea (exact location not specified).

Small Craft Sighted, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO has reported that a small fast boat behaving in an irregular manner 20 nm East of Khor Fakkan, UAE (exact position not provided). …

Attack on an oil tanker, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have reported that a vessel has been attacked approximately 70nm East of the port of Djibouti (exact position not specified). The authorities are …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles shot down in defence, Red Sea

Open source reports state that U.S. forces intercepted two one-way Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the Southern Res Sea in self-defence (exact location not specified). A …

U.S. vessel destroys ballistic missile, Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that an anti-ship ballistic missile was observed and destroyed by the U.S.S. Mason after being launched into the Gulf of Aden …

Multiple Small Craft Sighted, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by a Master of a vessel that three small crafts, with three people onboard each of the crafts, were seen operating …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Reports loss of GPS in the South China Sea. NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no …

Live missile firing exercise, Gulf of Oman

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live missile firing will be conducted from 0400 to 1400 UTC 25 February 2024 in an area …

General cargo vessel struck by missile, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a general cargo vessel is on fire after being struck by a projectile, whilst underway approximately 60nm southeast of Aden, …

Coalition forces shoot down six Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that between 01:30 and 02:30 UTC, a coalition warship and U.S. aircraft engaged and shot down six Houthi one-way attack Unmanned Aerial …

Unmanned Aerial Systems Activity Warning, West of Hodeidah, Yemen

UKMTO has received reports of heightened Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) activity 40nm to the west of Hodeidah, Yemen. Masters are requested to report any UAS …

Explosion and flash sighted, Red sea

The UKMTO have issued a late report categorising it as an attack. The report states that an explosion and a flash were sighted 40nm West …

Suspicious Approach on a Cargo Ship, Guinea-Bissau

It has been reported that there has been a suspicious approach on a cargo ship while underway approximately 160nm West of Eticoga Island, Guinea-Bissau. Three …

French Navy Frigate Shoots Down Two Drones, Southern Red Sea

Open Source reports have stated that the French Frigate ALSACE shot down two drones whilst operating in the southern Red Sea. (exact position not specified) …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Indonesia.

It has been reported that two robbers armed with knives were seen in the engine room of a anchored Bulk Carrier at Panjang anchorage, Indonesia …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that four robbers holding gun-like objects were detected by crew in the engine room of a Hong Kong bulk carrier whilst …

Attack on a bulk carrier, Bab el Mandeb

It has been reported that a vessel has been attacked approximately 60nm North of Djibouti. The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE: The Master of the …