IMO GISIS: Piracy and Armed Robbery
ReCAAP / IMO GISIS
Barge under Tow Boarded
1° 12.57'N, 103° 33.77' E
While sailing, ten perpetrators from six sampans boarded the barge that was being towed by the tugboat.
This incident was confirmed by the Singapore Police Coast Guard (PCG) who informed relevant law enforcement agencies. The Singapore Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) informed the tug master who raised the alarm and the perpetrators escaped with some scrap metal from the barge.
All crew are safe with no injury.
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