Robbery on a barge being towed by tug, Singapore Straits
Issued: 4 months, 1 week ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
21 Nov 2022 - 02:10 CW Alert 015- (Nov 22) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that fourteen robbers managed to board a barge under tow by a Malaysia flagged tug in the Westbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Straits. The Master informed the Port Operations Control Centre that the perpetrators stole items of scrap metal before escaping. The crew were reported safe and no assistance was required. The tug continued to tow the barge to Port Klang.
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