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ReCAAP issues Incident Alert regarding attempted armed robbery of ships

Robbers tried to board a bulk carrier underway in the Strait of Singapore and in Horsburgh Light Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert stating that it recently received two reports of attempted armed robbery of ships.On July 1, robbers tried to board a bulk carrier underway in the Strait of Singapore, but were deterred by evasive action.On July 2, robbers tried to board a tug underway northeast of Horsburgh Light, but fled when the alarm was sounded.You can view the Incident Alert by clicking here.Source: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issued Incident Alert for robbery on tanker

Six robbers boarded the tanker near Horsburgh Lighthouse ReCAAP issued Incident Alert for robbery on Dong Jiang Tanker.On 30 May 11 at or about 0129 hrs, a Singapore-registered tanker Dong Jiang was underway at approximately 30 nm east of Horsburgh Lighthouse (01 19.30' N, 104 54.50' E) when six robbers boarded the vessel.The robbers stole cash and other valuables before they escaped. The vessel was enroute from Tanjung Pelapas, Malaysia to Balongan, Indonesia at the time of the incident. The crew was not injured.For furter information, click hereSource: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issued the April report for piracy

A total of 13 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported Normal 0 false false false EL X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued its Report for April 2011. During the month, a total of 13 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia.Of these, eleven were actual incidents and two were attempted incidents. This was a decrease from the total number of incidents reported in April 2010 (16),but an increase from the number reported in April 2009 (8).To view the Report, press hereSource: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issued Incident Alert

A barge was boarded by robbers from a sampan The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert stating that, at about 0105 hours on 15 May, while being towed through the Singapore TSS, a barge was boarded by robbers from a sampan. When the robbers were observed by the crew of the tug, the master turned on the tugs lights and increased to full operating speed. The robbers left after about 40 minutes, taking various ropes. Some containers were also broken into.To view the Incident Alert, press hereSource: ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre

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Robbers steal items from passing barge

Various items had been stolen The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an incident alert stating that a barge was being towed in the eastbound TSS south of Changi when a passing patrol boat of the Singapore Police Coast Guard (PCG) sighted a sampan alongside the barge.Four or five men were then seen leaving the barge onto two sampans and moving south. A check of the barge revealed that various items, including some cargo from four onboard containers, had been stolen.To view the incident alert please click hereSource: ReCAAP

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IndonesiaRobbers board bulk carrier

8 robbers armed with long knives The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert stating that eight robbers armed with long knives boarded a bulk carrier as it transited off Pulau Damar, Indonesia during the early morning hours of March 20.They departed after stealing personal belongings from the master. The crew was not injured.Source: ReCAAP

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Pirates hit tanker off southern Malaysia

Pirates stole two computers and some engine spare parts A Liberian-registered tanker was robbed by pirates while anchored off southern Malaysia early on Sunday morning.The tanker, Simon, was anchored 2.1nm south-southwest of Pulau Mungging, Malaysia when it was boarded by five pirates armed with machetes and handguns at 04-35hrs on Sunday morning. According to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre the pirates stole two computers and some engine spare parts from the engine room, before escaping in a speed boat. None of the crew was injured in the attack. It is the second attack on a tanker in the area this month.Source: Seatrade Asia

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Malaysia Incident Alert – robbers board a chemical tanker in 13 January

Malaysia Incident Alert - robbers board a chemical tanker in 13 January The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert stating that a chemical tanker was boarded in the early morning hours of 13 January while anchored off Johor, Malaysia. The crew locked themselves in the accommodation room. When the crew came out about an hour later, the robbers were gone, after having inflicted minor damage to the ship.You may view the Incident Alert here.Source: ReCAAP Information Centre

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