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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 bulk carrier, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have received a report of an ongoing incident approximately 50nm South of Aden, Yemen. The authorities are investigating. UPDATE 1: It has been …

Attack on a cargo vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO has received a report of an attack on a vessel 57nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities are currently …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a Cyprus-flagged bulk carrier while transiting along Philip Channel. The crew reported seeing …

UKMTO Notice, Live firing Firing, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that firing practice will be conducted 50NM southwest of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Firing practice will be conducted on …

Suspicious Approach on a Cargo Ship, Arabian Sea

It has been reported that a cargo vessel transiting through the Indian Ocean noticed a medium sized vessel ahead acting suspiciously. The suspicious vessel then …

Attempted Robbery on container vessel, Bangladesh.

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred while a container ship was anchored at Chittagong Inner Anchorage. The duty watchkeeper spotted two …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity reported, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received reports of heightened Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity within a 30NM radius centred to the west of Hodeidah, Yemen. There are currently …

US forces shoot down seven Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open-source reports state the USS Laboon and F/A-18 fighters from the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group engaged and shot down seven Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the …

U.S. vessel destroys Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was observed and destroyed by the U.S.S. Carney observed over the Gulf of Aden (exact position …

Robbery on a Container Ship, Philippines

It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a container ship whilst anchored at Manila Bay anchorage, Philippines. Five perpetrators boarded the …

Attack on a container vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported that two missiles have exploded in the water 0.5nm from a Liberia-flagged container vessel transiting North in the Red Sea, approximately …

Unmanned Surface Vehicle destroyed by U.S. forces, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that the U.S. Central Command forces identified an explosive Unmanned Surface Vehicle in the Red Sea (exact location not specified). The Unmanned …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle destroyed, Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that U.S. forces observed and then destroyed an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle over the Gulf of Aden (exact position not specified). There …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that six robbers armed with long knives managed to board a bulk carrier whilst underway in the Singapore Straits. After gaining …

Ballistic Missile and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed by USS Carney, Gulf of Aden

Open-source reports state that the USS Carney shot down an anti-ship ballistic missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, the ordinance was successfully destroyed over the …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will conduct live firing practice from 0400 - 1700 UTC from 01-02, 05-07, 12-16, 19-23 …

Suspicious Approach on a vessel, Arabian Sea

It has been reported that there has been a suspicious approach on merchant vessel approximately 470nm East of Socotra, Somalia. Two suspected mother ships altered …

Drone Attacks Russian Military Warship, Black Sea

Open-source reports state that a Ukrainian Unmanned Waterborne Vehicle attacked the Russian warship IVANOVETS, while the ship was underway in the vicinity of Crimea (time …

USS Gravely Intercepts Missile, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that the USS Gravely successfully shot down an anti-ship cruise missile from Houthi-controlled area of Yemen that had been fired towards the …

Suspicious Approach, Red Sea

It has been reported that a merchant vessel has been approached approximately 44nm West of Al-Mukha, Yemen. Three small craft came to within 1nm of …

Suspicious approach on a vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that there has been a suspicious approach on a vessel approximately 70nm Northwest of Bosaso, Somalia. A small craft with five …