Singapore Strait: Scrap metal theft from barges on the rise

The number of incidents involving tug boats towing barges has seen a rise in the Singapore Strait, with a total of 14 incidents reported only in 2019 (until 15th August). Of these, nine incidents reported loss of scrap metal from their barges.

ReCAAP ISC issues report on abducting of crew from tug boats

ReCAAP ISC has issued a special report to inform about latest incidents in which crew was abducted from tug boats in waters off East Sabah and South Philippines and to provide advice to the industry in order to avoid related incident in the future.


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