Robbery on an anchored tanker, Sandakan Port, Sabah, Malaysia
Issued: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
11 Aug 2022 - 20:20 CW Alert 008- (Aug 22) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IMB
It has been reported that a robbery occurred on an anchored tanker at Sandakan Port, Sabah, Malaysia. Four perpetrators on a speed boat approached and managed to board the vessel. The duty officer noticed movement near the bosun store and raised the alarm along with sounding the ship's whistle and making a PA announcement. Upon hearing the alarm, the robbers made their escape having stolen ship's stores. The local agent was informed of the incident.
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