Robbery on a barge under tow by a tug, Singapore Straits
Issued: 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
8 Nov 2022 - 20:44 CW Alert 006- (Nov 22) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a Panama flagged tug in the Phillips Channel, Singapore Straits. One robber boarded the barge and was able to steal a mooring rope before escaping. The Master informed the Port Operations Control Centre that all crew were safe and that no assistance was required. The tug continued to tow the barge to Vietnam.
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