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Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Malacca Strait
Issued: 5 days, 7 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 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 …

Robbery on sailing vessel, Philippines

It has been reported by IMB that a robbery occurred on a sailing vessel whilst underway 14nm North-northwest of Roxas city, Philippines. Armed robbers boarded …

Attempted Robbery on a Heavy Load Carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that there was an attempted robbery on a heavy load carrier whilst anchored near Mongla, Bangladesh. The vessel was approached by …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that up to five robbers armed with knives managed to board a tanker whilst underway in the eastbound lane of the …

MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GOG has released a notice stating that they have been informed of an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area until 0034 …

Tanker Struck by Missile, Black Sea

It has been reported that a tanker has been struck by a missile whilst adrift in the Black Sea (Exact location not specified). This is …

Robbery on a drilling platform, Mexico

It has been reported that there has been a robbery on a drilling platform approximately 34nm West of Dos Bocas Port, Mexico. Four perpetrators armed …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

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. …

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 Destroyed by Bulgarian Navy, East of Bulgaria, Black Sea

It has been reported that a sea mine has been destroyed by the Bulgarian Navy, 27nm east of the Kamchiya River, Bulgaria, Black Sea. The …

Robbery on a Tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a Singapore-flagged tanker while berthed at Port Belawan, Indonesia. The duty crewman observed two robbers …

Robbery on a container vessel, Bangladesh

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at Chittagong Anchorage, Bangladesh. Three robbers were able to board the …

MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GOG has released a notice stating that they have been informed of an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area until 1530 …

Robbery on an anchored tanker, Peru

It has been reported that three robbers managed to board a tanker anchored at Callao anchorage, Peru. The alarm was raised resulting in the robbers …

Attempted robbery of a container ship, Banana Port, Democratic Republic of Congo

It has been reported that a container ship was boarded by robbers at Banana anchorage, Democratic Republic of Congo. The vessel was boarded by four …