24.05.2017: 0230 LT:
Posn: 05:35N - 098:49E, Around 11.8nm SW of Pulau Perak, Malaysia.
A fishing boat was hijacked by three persons wearing mask. Incident was reported to the local Marine Police. Further details awaited.
24.05.2017: 2215 UTC:
Posn: 01:43.1N - 101:25.8E, Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia.
Two robbers armed with a machete boarded an anchored product tanker. Alarm raised and crew mustered. The robbers escaped with stolen ship’s properties.
24.05.2017: 0420 UTC:
Posn: 10:17.22N – 064:42.79W, Off Isla Boraccha, Pozuelos Bay Anchorage, Venezuela.
Six robbers boarded an anchored general cargo ship and broke into the forecastle store. Alert duty crew noticed the robbers and informed the duty officer who raised the alarm. Seeing the alert crew, the robbers escaped with stolen ship's property. Master tried to contact Port Authorities by VHF but received no response.
20.05.2017: 1800 UTC:
Posn: 01:43.72N – 101:23.21E, MSSP Jetty, Lubuk Gaung Port, Dumai, Indonesia.
Six robbers wearing face masks and armed with long knives boarded a berthed chemical tanker. Alert crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. The robbers stole ship’s property and escaped in their boat. Crew mustered and a search was carried out. Local police informed.
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