Reports of two armed robberies against ships in Indonesia last week

In its weekly report for 8-14 September, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the two incidents, one was a CAT 3 incident onboard a chemical tanker while anchored at Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia. The other was a CAT 4 incident onboard a bulk carrier while anchored at Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.

Four attacks against ships in Asia reported last week

In its weekly report for 2-8 June 2020, ReCAAP ISC informed of four incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the four incidents, one was a piracy and three were armed robberies against ships.

Inpex inks MoUs for Abadi LNG project off Indonesia

Inpex, Japanese oil and gas firm inked memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with PT PLN Persero (PLN) and PT Pupuk Indonesia for the long-term domestic LNG and pipeline natural gas supply from the Abadi LNG project offshore Indonesia.

Indonesia bans entrance to those arriving from Iran, Italy, South Korea

Following the significant rise of COVID-19 cases, Indonesia decided to ban the entry and transit of foreigners from the most affected countries outside China, Iran, Italy and South Korea. In fact, Indonesia will not allow the entrance of travelers coming from countries’ top 10 regions hardest hit by the disease.

Rystad: Indonesia’s oil and gas production to decline in 2020

Rystad reported that Indonesia’s production of both oil and gas will most likely fall in 2020, despite the country’s official projections of a combined 8% growth year-on-year. The country’s upstream task force SKK Migas had set an ambitious oil production target of 755,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) for 2020. Achieving this target means an output growth of 1.2% from last year’s 746,000 bpd.

Indonesia enforces polio vaccine for those arriving from the Philippines

The Britannia P&I Club alerts that Indonesian sea and air ports implements compulsory polio vaccination to all ships arriving from the Philippines with non-Filipino crew. Therefore, the confirmed regulation applies to all vessels coming from the Philippines with with non-Filipino crew.

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