Tug Boarded by Armed Robbers
Incident Type: - d. Criminal Boarding
Region: - South East Asia
Authority/ Reported By: - IMO - GISIS
Lat/ Long: - 1° 06.15' N, 103° 53.06' E
Batam Anchorage, Indonesia Five robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored tug. Crew alerted and alarm raised. All crew mustered in a safe location and called the local authorities who responded and boarded the tug for investigations. Deck and engine room spares were reported stolen. All crew safe.