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IMB ICC Pirate Alert

IMB Live Piracy Map 2016

  • Attack Number: 038-16

  • Date: Fri Apr 01 2016

  • Type of Vessel: Tug

  • Location detail: Around 17nm East of Pulau Sipadan, Sabah

  • Narrations:

01.04.2016: 1815 LT: Posn: 04:07.56N - 118:55.76E, Around 17nm East of Pulau Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia.

  • Eight armed pirates in a speed boat approached and boarded the tug underway. They opened fire, stole crew personal belongings and kidnapped four crew members and escaped. The remaining crew members sailed the vessel to the vicinity of Semporna and thereafter a MMEA patrol boat escorted the vessel to a safe port.

  • Type of Attack :Boarded

See full report here IMB ICC

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